Lake County Republicans took steps both forward and backward last week in their caucus election of a new county assessor, and time will tell if it’s a shining party moment or a colossal failure to achieve unity.
While Republicans on the national scene take their lumps over their role in the federal government shutdown, Lake County conservatives are expressing optimism for a strengthening foothold in local politics.
Rich James is way over the top with his June 19 bloviation. Painting those of us who felt we could not afford another tax in Lake County as not caring is irresponsible.
CROWN POINT | Lake election officials voted Tuesday to eliminate nine old voting precincts and add four new ones across the county.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Crown Point, and Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., the Democratic county chairman, have become estranged over the county income tax.
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CROWN POINT | A group of political activists plans to hold a taxpayer rally later this month to protest the adoption of a local income tax.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board will greet two new Republican members Tuesday when it convenes to set up polling places for this spring's school referendum in Munster.
Information unclear: A story in some editions Sunday about the race for the Lake County Republican Party chairmanship was not clear about the number of Republican officeholders in the county. Current party Chairwoman Kim Krull said the party has won 23 additional Republican seats since 2009 …
Lake County GOP Chairwoman Kim Krull said Saturday she is endorsing party member Allan Katz to succeed her as chair of the county Republican Party.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilman Dan Dernulc, D-Highland, said Tuesday he is exploring a run for chairmanship of the county Republican Party.
CROWN POINT | Former Crown Point City Councilman Paul Bremer was elected to the position of Center Township trustee Saturday morning by a Lake County Republican caucus.
CROWN POINT | The changing of the guard continues at the Lake County elections board.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Republicans are scheduled to name the next Lake County Council member this weekend.
CROWN POINT | Leaders of Lake County's political parties are drawing comfort from the recent surge of early voters in advance of Tuesday's general election.
CROWN POINT | A Munster Republican activist is pushing Lake County election officials to purge their voter registration rolls of people who appear to have died in recent years.
In the last 25 years there have been more than 50 Democrats in Lake County who have been convicted of political corruption.
CROWN POINT | A political conservative blog has named Michael Neal, chairman of the Lake County Young Republicans, as one of the state's top political activists who is younger than 25.
INDIANAPOLIS | Promising to run "a positive campaign of ideas," Mike Pence told delegates to the Republican convention Saturday that if elected governor he will make Indiana "the state that works."
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