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Michelle Fajman

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

Lake election officials take last look at vote tally

CROWN POINT | Lake County election officials will declare last week's election official later this week after they clear up a few problem ballots.

May 12, 2014 3:30 pm

New voter forms purported to crack down on fraud

CROWN POINT | The state has found a new way to crack down on unscrupulous attempts to register dead or fictitious voters.

November 23, 2013 11:27 pm

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

Lake election officials shuffle precinct lines

CROWN POINT | Lake election officials voted Tuesday to eliminate nine old voting precincts and add four new ones across the county.

June 18, 2013 10:16 pm

Munster voters reminded of Monday sign-up deadline

MUNSTER | Election officials remind town residents if they aren't yet registered to vote, they only have a few days left to apply to cast a ballot in next month's school referendum.

April 02, 2013 5:07 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

Nicholas Gasparovic will leave Lake County elections board

CROWN POINT | The changing of the guard continues at the Lake County elections board.

January 02, 2013 1:30 pm

Longtime Lake elections chief to step down

CROWN POINT | Lake County Elections Director Sally LaSota will retire next month.

December 28, 2012 7:16 pm
Primary voters friended the 'new' Mike Brown as Lake recorder

Primary voters friended the 'new' Mike Brown as Lake recorder

CROWN POINT | Lake County politicians were scratching their heads Wednesday over voters rejecting the well-known former sheriff Roy Dominguez's bid to return to public office, but embracing a 28-year-old virtual unknown who Dominguez is widely believed to have thrown on the ballot as a prank.

May 09, 2012 6:00 pm Photos


Lake County recorder's race yields surprising result

CROWN POINT | The biggest upset of Tuesday night may have been in the Lake County recorder's race.

May 08, 2012 11:00 pm
Michelle R. Fajman

Michelle R. Fajman

Michelle R. Fajman

May 06, 2012 12:00 am

Little office, big fight for Lake County recorder

CROWN POINT | Two of the five Democratic candidates for Lake County recorder are waging an all-out battle over an office with limited public impact.

May 01, 2012 6:00 pm
Michelle Fajman

Michelle Fajman

Michelle Fajman

April 30, 2012 11:20 pm

Lake County recorder's documents go digital

CROWN POINT | Lake County Recorder Michelle Fajman said land records in her office will now be a keystroke away.

March 07, 2012 6:30 pm
MARK KIESLING: Non-incumbents need to stop whining and start campaigning

MARK KIESLING: Non-incumbents need to stop whining and start campaigning

I am somewhat surprised that some Democratics candidates for office in the May primary are complaining about the behavior of party chief Tom McDermott Jr.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Dem policy discourages new ideas

A number of candidates have complained about the Lake County Democratic Party's policy of automatically endorsing incumbents. They're right; the policy is wrong.

March 02, 2012 12:00 am

Lake County candidate blasts Dem chairman for endorsements

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago woman hoping to unseat the Lake County recorder in the spring primary is attacking the county's Democratic Party chairman for giving preferential treatment to her opponent.

February 27, 2012 7:00 pm

Lake County voters have plenty on their primary plate

CROWN POINT | Lake County's spring primary offers voters a buffet of races among veteran officials, perennial candidates and bright-eyed newcomers.

February 11, 2012 8:15 pm

Katic throws hat in 3rd District commissioner race

CROWN POINT | Peter Katic is bidding to return to the Lake County government office that he was forced out of 16 years ago.

January 19, 2012 9:00 pm
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