Increasing voter turnout is vital to promoting a healthy democracy and building support for the democratic process.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame for the state's lackluster voter turnout.
Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer for some, the start of college football for others and the political campaign season for all.
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.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson has identified 727,000 potentially inaccurate voter registration records across Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Fewer Hoosiers voted in the May 6 primary than in any statewide election over the past quarter-century, and possibly ever.
You may have heard that just 12.8 percent of Lake County’s registered voters cast ballots during the May 6 primary election.
Speculation in Lake County Democratic circles prior to a primary election is all about voter turnout.
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.
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