INDIANAPOLIS | A voter registration application for mobile devices is one of two new programs from Secretary of State Connie Lawson aimed at encouraging Hoosiers to register to vote before the Oct. 6 deadline, and to cast a ballot on Election Day, Nov. 4.
This challenge goes out to Vicky Koegel of Dyer, who wrote about the importance of voting Republicans out.
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.
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Offering perspective on today's issues
You may have heard that just 12.8 percent of Lake County’s registered voters cast ballots during the May 6 primary election.
Tom Skurka, of St. John, votes Tuesday at Clark Middle School in St. John.
Claudia Zikas, of St. John, right, checks in with polling clerk Verene Jukovich before voting Tuesday at Clark Middle School in St. John.
Claudia Zikas, of St. John, walks away from the voting booths after voting at Clark Middle School in St. John.
CROWN POINT | Ethard McIlroy has worked on election day for years and estimates Tuesday's voter turnout could be one of the worst in years.
Sometime in early April the signs started popping up like mushrooms in yards all across the region. Campaign season will do that to most any disciplined political organization.
Are you a "little guy" feeling stomped upon by bigger local government?
Indiana's primary election system is dysfunctional. What the state really needs is an open primary system.
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.
As we begin ramping up for yet another round of local, statewide and national elections, I will use this forum to address community engagement.
Are you aware of your power to solve our nation’s problems? It involves these ingredients: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box, the cartridge box and the confessional box.
HAMMOND | Fulbright Scholar Rukhsana Hasan, director of Gender Studies at Fatima Jinna Women's University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, will be speaking on women's rights in relationship to voting in Pakistan at Thursday's meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area.
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