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Lake County Elections Board

Lawsuit stops Lake precinct purge for now

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board canceled its special meetings early Friday to discuss plans to discard precincts in Democratic Party strongholds after a judge slapped a 10-day injunction on them.

August 01, 2014 5:36 pm

Dems' plea? Save our precincts

CROWN POINT | Two more Democrats are adding their voices in opposition to a new state law that could eliminate precincts in the party's urban strongholds.

July 28, 2014 6:04 pm
Election board dismisses all complaints against McDermott re-election campaign

Election board dismisses all complaints against McDermott re-election campaign

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Elections and Registration on Thursday dismissed all three allegations of election law violations filed by Munster Republican Eric Krieg against the re-election campaign of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.

December 12, 2013 2:00 pm Photos


Newest app to help voters connect

CROWN POINT | Lake County has become the first in the state to offer voters instant access to information on whether they are registered to vote, where to vote and even be able to register instantly online.

October 15, 2013 7:00 pm

Election officials leave Munster polling places in place for May 7 referendum

CROWN POINT | The Lake County election board voted Tuesday to keep polling places for the May 7 referendum in Munster unchanged from last year's locations.

March 19, 2013 6:30 pm

Two new Republicans seated on Lake elections board

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.

March 18, 2013 5:20 pm

Election officials dismiss 2011 Lake Central referendum complaint

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board voted Tuesday to dismiss the final complaint that a successful 2011 campaign to raise taxes for new Lake Central school construction violated state election laws.

January 15, 2013 2:30 pm

Lake officials will tally final ballots

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board will meet this morning to decide whether to count more than 260 paper ballots cast during the Nov. 6 general election.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am

Lake County Council strikes a bargain on health insurance

CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members announced they will vote Tuesday for an overhaul of county government's troubled health insurance plan.

November 08, 2012 7:00 pm
Only minor problems reported locally on Election Day

Only minor problems reported locally on Election Day

A few problematic poll workers and a handful of disqualified absentee ballots were among the hiccups in Lake County's Election Day, county officials said.

November 06, 2012 6:15 pm Photos


Activist's plan to challenge candidate in Gary hits snag

GARY | A Gary community activist said Monday he will attempt to challenge a School Board candidate even though he is now being told he has missed the deadline.

September 10, 2012 8:00 pm

Lake commissioner recount moving forward

CROWN POINT | The recount of the 3rd District Lake County commissioner race likely will begin next week.

June 19, 2012 1:25 pm

Harmony replaces conflict as Lake County board OKs early voting sites

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board struck a note of political harmony Thursday in authorizing the opening of early voting centers around the county this spring.

February 23, 2012 7:45 pm

Lake County to buy more voting machines ahead of presidential election

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board is buying 140 more voting machines to handle an expected surge in voter participation this year.

February 23, 2012 7:30 pm

Hero blasts Lake GOP boss again

CROWN POINT | A dissident Republican continues to press his attack on his party's local leadership.

January 17, 2012 4:30 pm

Lake Central referendum opponent files election complaint about signs

CROWN POINT | An opponent of the Lake Central School Corp. referendum is demanding Lake County election officials investigate whether school officials used public property and employees to wage their campaign for new school construction.

November 14, 2011 8:45 pm

Pace of Lake County voting grows

CROWN POINT | Lake County Elections Director Sally LaSota said early voting accelerated last week.

October 24, 2011 6:00 pm

Merrillville polling places squeezed by uncontested races

CROWN POINT | Lake County election officials agreed Tuesday to consolidate 17 Merrillville polling places into four locations for the Nov. 8 general election.

October 04, 2011 7:30 pm

All candidates will get a piece of Nov. 8 ballot

CROWN POINT | Scores of unopposed candidates for city and town offices were winners Tuesday in a decision guaranteeing them a spot on the Nov. 8 ballot.

September 27, 2011 6:30 pm

Landske: Keeping uncontested races on ballot up to counties

INDIANAPOLIS | The chairwoman of the Indiana Senate Elections Committee believes the uproar over a new law allowing election officials to drop uncontested races from the ballot is a lot of fuss over nothing.

September 25, 2011 12:00 am
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