CALUMET CITY | Attorneys for mayoral hopeful Brian Wilson filed an appeal Friday with the Illinois Supreme Court in hopes of getting the candidate back on the ballot for Tuesday’s mayoral election.
CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson, who for more than a year has hinted at running for mayor in 2013, is beginning to actively campaign for the position.
PORTAGE | James Snyder said he was at a loss for words as he garnered handshakes and hugs from supporters Tuesday night.
EAST CHICAGO | Demonstrating clear approval for Anthony Copeland's first year as mayor, voters by a nearly 4-to-1 margin on Tuesday decisively elected him to a full four-year term.
CROWN POINT | Both Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor and Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist will face opposition from independents in the general election.
The voters, at least a small percentage of them, have spoken. Now it's time to move on to the next logical stage.
In Hammond and Gary, there's no shortage of candidates for public office. East Chicago has a fairly robust roster for Tuesday's election as well.
Republican voters in Crown Point have two choices in the mayoral race this spring -- Center Township Trustee Eldon Strong or Paul Keller, who has owned a tile business for 30 years.
PORTAGE | Portage Clerk-Treasurer Donna Pappas feels she's got an edge when dealing with the city's finances.
Lake Station is facing some difficult times. Its finances are so strained that a State Board of Accounts audit raised the question of whether the city can continue as a viable entity. That's the backdrop for this year's mayoral race.
The Gary mayoral race is crowded, at least on the Democratic side. After Mayor Rudy Clay bowed out, there are still nine candidates. One stands out, however: Karen Freeman-Wilson.
PORTAGE | Participation in the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority has become an issue in the May 3 Democratic primary for Portage mayor.
CROWN POINT | The Lake Circuit Court judge ordered county election officials to return a Gary woman to the May 3 primary race for the 5th District Gary City Council seat.
HAMMOND | The Republican candidate tossed from the May 3 primary ballot by three Democratic election commissioners will appeal his removal in court, he said Friday.
Gary's population is just 45 percent of its peak 50 years ago when the city had 178,320 people, yet you wouldn't know that if you looked at the structure of its government.
CROWN POINT | Robert Buggs Sr. said Thursday afternoon he is withdrawing from the Gary mayoral primary in protest over seeing the ballot packed with less-than-serious candidates.
CROWN POINT | Jack Lieske became the 10th Democrat Tuesday to join the field of candidates for Gary mayor.
The stakes suddenly are a lot higher in Hammond's mayoral race this year. New Census numbers released Thursday show Hammond has eclipsed Gary as the largest city in Northwest Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Oscar Sanchez officially entered the Hammond mayoral race Tuesday.
To remove Rahm Emanuel from the ballot for the Feb. 22 mayoral race in Chicago is to do an end run around the city's voters.
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