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The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Rep. Eric Turner (R) is just the latest Indiana legislator to run for office with no intention of serving out his term. If he wins the election, he plans on quiting to take a job in Georgia, leaving the party to appoint his successor. This practice takes the power away from the voters.

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

In primary, we can't vote for candidates we want

Why do voters not vote? Maybe because in a primary we can't vote for the candidate of our choice.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am
Union Township referendum voters

Union Township referendum voters

Precinct inspector Michelle Emery places absentee ballots in a ballot box for the third precinct Tuesday at the Shorewood Clubhouse as Union Township voters took to the polls Tuesday in a special election to decide on a referendum that would increase property taxes to help fund schools.

May 07, 2013 4:51 pm

Daniels advises Republicans to be more inclusive

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels, one of the nation's most popular Republican elected officials, believes that for his party to remain viable it must reach beyond its traditional supporters and attract new voters to the Republican label.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am

I'm proud of Hoosier voters for renouncing Obama

I am extremely proud of Hoosier voters who realized their mistake four years ago, resoundingly rejecting Barack Obama and his politics of “The Blame Game.”

December 06, 2012 12:00 am

Voter registration down in Obama's home state

CHICAGO | The number of people registered to vote in President Barack Obama's home state has decreased since his historic election four years ago.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am

Porter County voter board will not pursue complaint against former police chief

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board agreed Monday not to ask prosecutors to look into a complaint that a former police chief cast a ballot last fall in the wrong precinct.

February 06, 2012 6:05 pm

Hammond voters gave state one more reason to laugh

Gov. Mitch Daniels has said that Northwest Indiana deserves that for which they vote.

November 24, 2011 12:00 am
The Times Political Roundtable analyzes election night

The Times Political Roundtable analyzes election night

The Times assistant managing editor Robert Blaszkiewicz and editorial page editor Doug Ross talk about the election results from a busy Tuesday night.

May 04, 2011 1:06 am

Obama's socialist tendencies are real failed policies of past

President Barack Obama continues to say that if the voters support Republicans this November, the nation will go back to the failed policies of the past. But just what are these failed policies he is talking about?

October 29, 2010 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Cutting precincts the right move for voters, better government

Wouldn't it be nice if Lake County did more to assuage the irritated and bewildered head shaking and hand wringing that goes on elsewhere in the state when the topic of our bloated government structure surfaces? Lake County Democratic Party Chairman Thomas McDermott Jr. is attempting to do t…

July 09, 2010 12:00 am Related
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