CROWN POINT | The changing of the guard continues at the Lake County elections board.
Diana Lobodinski, of Crown Point, looks for her precinct Tuesday afternoon before voting at SS. Peter & Paul Macedonian Orthodox Church in Crown Point.
Lake County Board of Elections clerk Lois Lovekamp explains the ballot to residents as they line up to vote at the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point on the last day of early voting before election day, Tuesday.
Crown Point resident Tom Hancock fills out his form as residents vote at the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point on the last day of early voting before election day, Tuesday.
Two-year-old Geno Aririeri "helps" his father Eugene Aririeri of Hobart vote as residents vote at the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point on the last day of early voting before election day, Tuesday.
The election is all we Americans hear about. Though most of us have already established what party we are or who we will vote for, what about those of us for whom this is our first election? We don't know what we stand for or what the parties represent.
Alma Tirado, Hammond | "Obama. I'm middle class, and I've seen things change for the better and things are getting less stressful. Also, soldiers are coming home."
At 101 years old, the woman on the other end of the phone probably could have given me some good reasons for not voting. She could have said she has a hard time getting to the polls, or that she doesn't like the hassle of getting an absentee ballot. I certainly wouldn't have thought any less…
For those who have not been able to register for next week's election, there is still some time left, though not much. The grace period to both register and vote ends Saturday.
I have always thought it was interesting that Election Day and Veteran's Day ended up in November.
People say that voting is a right, a privilege or a responsibility. I believe the act of voting encompasses all three of these ideas and more. Voting is at the heart of our political process. I hope you are able to vote, are registered and ready to get to the polls.
“I just don’t feel like voting” and “I don’t think I’m going to vote this year” seem to be rather popular phrases among my peers as Nov. 6 approaches.
Voters cast their ballots at Center Township Precinct 5 inside the Nazarene Church in Valparaiso on May 8. After the Nov. 6 election, Porter County officials will begin discussions in earnest on switching to vote centers.
Today is the first day voters may submit an in-person absentee ballot for the 2012 general election.
Lake County Clerk Mike Brown and Indiana state Sen. Earline Rogers talk to the crowd about the importance of voting early in this year's election.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson gets the crowd worked up for early voting which begins today. "If you vote Nov. 6, you're voting too late" she said.
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