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Mary Elgin

Election board dismisses requirement for Elgin’s campaign records

CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin no longer needs to provide her pre-primary election campaign finance reports to the Lake County Election Board after that group voted unanimously Tuesday to dismiss the issue.

August 19, 2014 6:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Calumet Township right to drop lawsuit

Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet Township drops lawsuit blocking Griffith's departure

GARY | The Calumet Township trustee has dropped a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 state law that could cut millions in assistance to Gary's neediest residents and let the town of Griffith leave the township.

July 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Calumet Twp. trustee taking appointments for assistance

GARY | Residents who repeatedly demand assistance from the Calumet Township Trustees' office will now need appointments to be served.

June 19, 2014 8:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Wary voters snuff out possible corruption smoke

MARC CHASE: Wary voters snuff out possible corruption smoke

First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am
Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

GARY | In the shadow of a siege by federal law enforcement and state and local lawmakers, the Calumet Township trustee's office is poised to receive a new leader in 2015.

May 06, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: Expect strong turnout of black voters

RICH JAMES: Expect strong turnout of black voters

Speculation in Lake County Democratic circles prior to a primary election is all about voter turnout.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am

Lake sheriff towers over political 'haves' and 'have nots'

CROWN POINT | Maybe it's the uniform, but Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is the most attractive candidate on the ballot to political donors.

April 24, 2014 2:35 pm
EDITORIAL: We pick Robinson in Calumet Twp

EDITORIAL: We pick Robinson in Calumet Twp

The race for the Democratic nomination for Calumet Township trustee pits incumbent Mary Elgin against Gary Councilwoman Kimberly Robinson. This is one of those races you should watch — and you'll definitely want to watch the video of our endorsement interview with the two candidates.

April 23, 2014 12:05 am Video
Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.

April 19, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Calumet Township Trustee Candidates (D)

Calumet Township Trustee Candidates (D)

Incumbent Mary Elgin and Kim Robinson are the candidates (D) for Calumet Township Trustee.

April 11, 2014 12:26 pm
Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.

March 27, 2014 7:06 pm Video Photos

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Mary Elgin

Mary Elgin

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin

March 27, 2014 5:15 pm
Mary Elgin

Mary Elgin

Mary Elgin

March 27, 2014 5:15 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Calumet Twp. increased efficiency, cut costs

GUEST COMMENTARY: Calumet Twp. increased efficiency, cut costs

As our township continues working to achieve taxpayer savings by reducing the demand for township assistance, it is important that township stakeholders be accurately informed. This column is designed to correct inaccurate impressions recently propagated about Calumet Township.

March 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Lease should expire on government take-home cars

MARC CHASE: Lease should expire on government take-home cars

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin, a north Lake County Democrat, isn't the only region official opening herself to scrutiny by creating a perception of using taxpayer resources for personal benefit.

March 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mary Elgin

Mary Elgin

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin

March 17, 2014 5:15 pm

Highland and Griffith Democrats back most incumbents

Most incumbent Lake County officials won endorsements recently from Highland and Griffith Democratic precinct committeemen.

March 15, 2014 7:15 pm
DOUG ROSS: Calumet Twp.'s plight should inspire Pence

DOUG ROSS: Calumet Twp.'s plight should inspire Pence

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin is running for re-election, but she's not running from controversy. Neither should Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am Video
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin talks with The Times' Doug Ross and Crista Zivanovic for the March 6 edition of the Roundtable.

March 06, 2014 5:02 pm
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