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GUEST COMMENTARY: Democrats support efficient voting practices

GUEST COMMENTARY: Democrats support efficient voting practices

Contrary to the statements made in The Times' editorial this past Sunday, Lake County Democratic Election Board members, and its executive director, have been engaged, for the past four to six years, in significant cost-cutting measures relating to the conduct of elections in Lake County.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Let law work by exploring efficient voting practices

Politics once again is on the verge of pulling a blanket over logic's head in Lake County, and a chance at more efficient voting practices could be the casualty.

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

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
MARC CHASE: Smoking gun backfires in GOP social media 'scandal'

MARC CHASE: Smoking gun backfires in GOP social media 'scandal'

The smoking gun implicating a Winfield GOP precinct committeewoman in crimes against her party is finally revealed.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
Valpo approves council redistricting plan

Valpo approves council redistricting plan

VALPARAISO | Lost in Monday's emotional fervor over the rezoning of 118 acres on Evans Avenue to luxury apartments and business park was theĀ once-a-decade realignment of the five City Council districts.

December 20, 2012 7:30 pm

Cherish your right to vote, remember what it cost

I've been a precinct committeeman for the past 15 years. Leading up to Election Day, committeeman put up signs, knock on doors and pass out literature in their precinct. On Election Day the polling place is set up by the precinct election board to open by 6 a.m. for our voters.

November 15, 2012 12:00 am
Voting centers offer option to streamline elections

Voting centers offer option to streamline elections

As soon as the busy fall election is behind her, Sundae Schoon said she and other voter officials in Porter County plan to take a fresh look at the possibility of making a switch to voting centers.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Party speech fees have some seeing red, others green

MARK KIESLING: Party speech fees have some seeing red, others green

Whether you think the fees charged to speak to the Hammond Democratic organization are extortion or fundraising depends on which side of the cash you are on.

March 14, 2011 12:00 am

Election officials reply to Copeland complaint

CROWN POINT | Lake election officials said closer supervision should avoid future polling-place confusion of the kind that has drawn the ire of East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland.

December 23, 2010 12:00 am

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October 31, 2010 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Cutting precincts the right move for voters, better government

Wouldn't it be nice if Lake County did more to assuage the irritated and bewildered head shaking and hand wringing that goes on elsewhere in the state when the topic of our bloated government structure surfaces? Lake County Democratic Party Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. is attempting to do t…

July 09, 2010 12:00 am Related

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April 29, 2010 7:04 pm
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