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Dems hope party's inclusiveness appeals to Hoosier voters

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Democrats are optimistic they will add to their legislative delegation and win control of the three state offices on the November ballot by promoting themselves as the political party for all Hoosiers.

May 31, 2014 7:06 pm

EDITORIAL: Indiana needs open primary elections

Indiana's primary election system is dysfunctional. What the state really needs is an open primary system.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

House demands Lake County look at voting precinct consolidation

INDIANAPOLIS | The GOP-controlled Indiana House approved legislation Tuesday that would order Lake County to devise a plan to reduce the number of precincts with fewer than 500 active voters.

February 25, 2014 7:15 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Support candidates who support voting rights

GUEST COMMENTARY: Support candidates who support voting rights

As we begin ramping up for yet another round of local, statewide and national elections, I will use this forum to address community engagement.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Upon release, felons regain freedom to vote

GUEST COMMENTARY: Upon release, felons regain freedom to vote

Recently I took it upon myself to conduct an unscientific poll. I've asked colleagues, political activists and friends whether a Hoosier convicted of a felony can vote. Most said no, and others were uncertain. That tells me that it's likely that the majority of Hoosiers are under the impress…

April 01, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Improving turnout in municipal elections

Every four years, Indiana holds municipal elections, and every four years, turnout is dismally low. Newspapers editorialize about it. Candidates strive to increase it. Yet the numbers remain the same.

November 04, 2011 12:00 am
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