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Voter Registration

State investigating possibly illegal voter registrations

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson is investigating "a significant number" of Hoosier voters who may illegally be using mailbox stores, instead of their home addresses, on voter registration records.

August 15, 2014 8:27 pm
State finds more than 700k inaccurate voter records

State finds more than 700k inaccurate voter records

INDIANAPOLIS | More than 700,000 Hoosier voter registration records are set to be marked "inactive," after a second attempt by Secretary of State Connie Lawson failed to confirm registration data.

August 11, 2014 2:15 pm Related

Second effort to identify outdated voter records underway

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson has identified 727,000 potentially inaccurate voter registration records across Indiana.

June 19, 2014 7:00 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

Indiana voter registration deadline is Monday

INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding Hoosiers that Monday is the deadline for potential voters to register ahead of next month's primary election.

April 01, 2014 11:00 am

EDITORIAL: Stop squabbling at voters' expense

Election shenanigans have already begun in Porter County.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Porter election board to buy electronic poll books, printers

VALPARAISO | By approving only two early voting locations in Porter County, the county's Election Board reduced the number of printers it will need to buy for the primary election.

March 15, 2014 5:52 pm

Election Board rejects Valpo early voting sites

VALPARAISO | Interparty squabbling prevented the Porter County Election Board on Friday from approving an early voting location in Valparaiso for the May 6 primary.

March 14, 2014 5:15 pm

Porter County debates moving early voting sites

VALPARAISO | The debate over moving the early voting locations out of the voter registration office in Valparaiso and the Porter County clerk's office in Portage could also impact the Chesterton early voting site and a proposed south county one.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Grace period open for unregistered Illinois voters

CHICAGO | It's not too late for Illinois residents to register to vote in this year's upcoming elections.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Board upholds Good's place on May GOP ballot

VALPARAISO | Jeff Good's name remains on the ballot for the GOP primary in May. For now.

February 18, 2014 2:28 pm

Calumet City clerk registers 17-year-olds to vote in March 18 primary

CALUMET CITY | City Clerk Nyota Figgs and members of her staff were at Thornton Fractional North High School this week to find more potential voters for the March 18 primary election in Illinois.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

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
Claytor promises to be taxpayer advocate if elected state auditor

Claytor promises to be taxpayer advocate if elected state auditor

INDIANAPOLIS | A self-proclaimed "numbers guy," Democrat Mike Claytor kicked off his campaign for state auditor Thursday by vowing to protect Hoosiers from the bad math of Indiana Republicans.

September 12, 2013 10:00 am

Quinn poised to sign online voter registration law

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois is poised to join 18 other states offering an online voter registration system.

July 26, 2013 8:55 pm

Legislature busy as session nears end

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House and Senate met intermittently for more than 10 hours Thursday, approving changes to legislation recommended by conference committees and sending those measures on to the governor for his signature or veto.

April 25, 2013 7:30 pm

Lake officials will tally final ballots

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board will meet this morning to decide whether to count more than 260 paper ballots cast during the Nov. 6 general election.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am

Grace period for registration and voting ends Saturday

For those who have not been able to register for next week's election, there is still some time left, though not much. The grace period to both register and vote ends Saturday.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am

Heavy voter turnout so far for presidential election

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board declared the county's voting machines to be in fine working order Friday for what looks to be a very busy election.

October 20, 2012 12:00 am
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