VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board will meet next Friday to decide whether to buy an e-pollbook system and printer that County Clerk Karen Martin said could save thousands of dollars a year now spent on unused ballots.
CHICAGO | Most polls have closed in the primary election to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.
INDIANAPOLIS | Fifty-eight percent of registered Indiana voters cast a ballot in the Nov. 6 election, according to voter turnout data released Thursday by Secretary of State Connie Lawson.
Voting was brisk throughout Porter County on Tuesday, with many reporting lines at polling places before they opened at 6 a.m.
Ronald Williams walked nearly two miles in the 26-degree predawn hours to be one of the first in line to vote Tuesday.
CHICAGO | Chicago-area election officials say they expect voter turnout for Tuesday's election to be heavy — if not as heavy as four years ago.
CROWN POINT | Leaders of Lake County's political parties are drawing comfort from the recent surge of early voters in advance of Tuesday's general election.
INDIANAPOLIS | The images of houses under water in New York and New Jersey because of Superstorm Sandy call to mind the thousands of Northwest Indiana homes flooded in 2008 following a major storm.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the presidential contenders prepare for their first debate tonight, U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, said he doesn't believe the swing-state voter surveys that suggest President Barack Obama is likely to defeat his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.
The future vitality of America hangs in the balance as we approach the pivotal and historic election on Nov. 6.
INDIANAPOLIS | Only 22 percent of Indiana's 4.4 million registered voters cast a ballot in the May 8 primary election, according to final election results released Friday by Secretary of State Connie Lawson.
Predictions for voter turnout in Indiana today are a case study in low expectations. It shouldn't be that way.
History is full of elections decided by one vote. Today's election could have races like that. More than ever, your vote is important.
If you thought low voter turnout would be a problem today, you should take a look at what's happening in The Pines.
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.
If you don't live in a city or town, with very few exceptions, you can't vote this year. Go back to sleep -- and dream of the Kernan-Shepard reforms coming true.
CROWN POINT | Three out of four of Lake County's registered voters treated Tuesday's primary as a day of abstinence and refused to pick any among the candidates in 70 contested municipal races.
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