CROWN POINT | Political newcomer Michael B. Brown was the clear winner of the Lake County recorder's race, capturing more than 70 percent of the vote.
CROWN POINT | A judge has given North Township Board member Richard J. Novak time to fully challenge the outcome of last month's Democratic primary election in the 3rd District Lake County commissioner race.
CROWN POINT | The race for Lake County surveyor features five candidates, promising voters a sunnier future for flood control.
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Counties in Indiana are now considering their options when it comes to election polling sites, and they're learning there are benefits to vote centers over traditional precinct voting sites.
PORTAGE | The races have been set for this November's municipal elections and all but two Portage council districts are contested.
PORTAGE | For Chris Stidham, the third time was the charm.
PORTAGE | Incumbent Mayor Olga Velazquez easily won the Democratic primary Tuesday setting up a repeat race in November against Republican James Snyder.
PORTAGE | Richard Turnak says it will take experience to guide the city for the next four years.
PORTAGE | Two political newcomers are seeking to unseat a longtime Portage City Council 1st District representative in the Democrat primary race May 3.
GARY | An Evening with Ragen Hatcher is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Calumet Township Multipurpose Center, 1900 W. 41st Ave., Gary.
PORTAGE | Former City Councilman Mark Oprisko has filed to run for city council in the upcoming May 3 Democrat primary.
Opponents of charter schools in Indiana are saddled with a fundamental weakness in their argument against expansion of educational choices. They must persuade the public, and members of the Indiana General Assembly, that parents aren't qualified to select the best learning environment for th…
CHICAGO | A federal judge has agreed to delay the second corruption trial of ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich by nearly five months — a ruling that may come as a relief to some candidates in Chicago's mayoral race, including former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.
CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a Chicago Democrat who has been a leader in the fight for federal immigration reform, said Thursday he will not run for Chicago mayor.
CHICAGO | Even in President Barack Obama's hometown, they had hoped for more.
CHICAGO | Black ministers, politicians and business leaders are scrambling to unify their community behind one candidate in Chicago's wide-open mayoral race, which already features a former White House chief of staff, as many as four congressmen and a sheriff among those preparing to run.
CHICAGO | It used to be that getting elected in Chicago meant relying on the ward boss, the precinct captain and the small armies they deployed to fix potholes, hand out frozen turkeys and even drive people to the polls.
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