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Bayh not running for governor in 2016

Bayh not running for governor in 2016

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Evan Bayh will not run in 2016 for a second stint as Indiana governor.

September 13, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Encourage increased voter turnout

EDITORIAL: Encourage increased voter turnout

Increasing voter turnout is vital to promoting a healthy democracy and building support for the democratic process.

September 09, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: Chime in about voting, get ready to participate at the polls

BOB HEISSE: Chime in about voting, get ready to participate at the polls

Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer for some, the start of college football for others and the political campaign season for all.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

Eight ways Indiana could improve voter turnout

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's 58 percent voter turnout in the 2012 presidential election was among the worst in the country. Just 11 states saw fewer eligible voters cast a ballot.

August 30, 2014 9:00 pm

Will Hoosiers stay home on Election Day?

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's election season traditionally kicks into high gear after Labor Day, but this year it seems few Hoosiers are paying attention to state and local candidates and issues — setting the stage for potentially the lowest general election voter turnout in history.

August 30, 2014 9:00 pm

Marriage, treasurer race divides GOP convention

FORT WAYNE | The party unity helping Hoosier Republicans win control of nearly every statewide elected office for the past decade is beginning to fracture.

June 07, 2014 1:49 pm
Primary election turnout just 13 percent

Primary election turnout just 13 percent

INDIANAPOLIS | Fewer Hoosiers voted in the May 6 primary than in any statewide election over the past quarter-century, and possibly ever.

June 03, 2014 1:55 pm Related
RICH JAMES: Blame state, not Lake, for low voter turnout

RICH JAMES: Blame state, not Lake, for low voter turnout

You may have heard that just 12.8 percent of Lake County’s registered voters cast ballots during the May 6 primary election.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Social conservatives prepare for retribution

BRIAN HOWEY: Social conservatives prepare for retribution

The headlines following the primary election upsets of Indiana state Reps. Rebecca Kubacki and Kathy Heuer were along the lines of “social conservatives strike back.”

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Incumbents scolded, bureaucrat meets autocrat

DOUG ROSS: Incumbents scolded, bureaucrat meets autocrat

Tuesday's primary election proved Porter County isn't the paradise many public officials believe it to be.

May 09, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: If that's integrity, I want no part of it

RICH JAMES: If that's integrity, I want no part of it

Let’s step back a day and assume it is Tuesday morning.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Hamm easily wins Democratic nomination in 1st Council District

CROWN POINT | David Hamm, the incumbent Lake County 1st District Councilman, easily won his party's nomination Tuesday, turning back a challenge from Antonio Dagett Sr. on the Democratic ticket.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am

Washington edges out Matlock for 3rd District County Council seat

CROWN POINT | Jamal Washington, of Merrillville, apparently will represent the Democratic Party in the general election for the 3rd District Lake County Council seat.

May 06, 2014 10:41 pm
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The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

May 06, 2014 9:59 am

Lake County's veteran pols hope for one more go-around

CROWN POINT | Lake County's incumbent officeholders will put their future in the hands of voters Tuesday.

May 03, 2014 7:15 pm
McCasland wants to eliminate township government

McCasland wants to eliminate township government

CENTER TOWNSHIP | Doug Miller wants to be the first new person to hold the Center Township trustee position in 32 years. Bob McCasland wants to be the last to hold it.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The May 1 edition of the Roundtable discusses the upcoming primaries and development in Gary.

May 01, 2014 5:32 pm
MARC CHASE: 'Little guys' face important vote in 2014 elections

MARC CHASE: 'Little guys' face important vote in 2014 elections

Are you a "little guy" feeling stomped upon by bigger local government?

May 01, 2014 12:00 am
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
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