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.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
The American public has lost patience with Washington. The question is, now what?
Portage catcher Haley Hodges awaits a throw at the plate during a game against Lake Central. Hodges has been a major power source for the Indians, who play Saturday in the Class 4A Harrison (West Lafayette) Semistate.
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.
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