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June 29, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Blame state, not Lake, for low voter turnout

RICH JAMES: Blame state, not Lake, for low voter turnout

You may have heard that just 12.8 percent of Lake County’s registered voters cast ballots during the May 6 primary election.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am
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Tom Skurka, of St. John, votes Tuesday at Clark Middle School in St. John.

May 06, 2014 5:21 pm
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Claudia Zikas, of St. John, right, checks in with polling clerk Verene Jukovich before voting Tuesday at Clark Middle School in St. John.

May 06, 2014 5:21 pm
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Claudia Zikas, of St. John, walks away from the voting booths after voting at Clark Middle School in St. John.

May 06, 2014 5:21 pm
Low turnout reported in Lake County primary

Low turnout reported in Lake County primary

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. 

May 06, 2014 7:35 am Photos

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Political signs, hand shaking and door-to-door canvassing end Tuesday

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.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: 'Little guys' face important vote in 2014 elections

MARC CHASE: 'Little guys' face important vote in 2014 elections

Are you a "little guy" feeling stomped upon by bigger local government?

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana needs open primary elections

Indiana's primary election system is dysfunctional. What the state really needs is an open primary system.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am

House demands Lake County look at voting precinct consolidation

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.

February 25, 2014 7:15 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Support candidates who support voting rights

GUEST COMMENTARY: Support candidates who support voting rights

As we begin ramping up for yet another round of local, statewide and national elections, I will use this forum to address community engagement.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Check all these boxes to fight for liberty, justice

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.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am

Meet Fulbright Scholar at local League meeting

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.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Young filmmaker has an 'Eye,' VU prof ready for 'Jeopardy'

OFFBEAT: Young filmmaker has an 'Eye,' VU prof ready for 'Jeopardy'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: It's time for an American intervention

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's time for an American intervention

The American public has lost patience with Washington. The question is, now what?

October 10, 2013 12:00 am
Haley Hodges, Portage softball

Haley Hodges, Portage softball

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.

May 30, 2013 7:30 pm
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February 16, 2013 12:00 am

Nicholas Gasparovic will leave Lake County elections board

CROWN POINT | The changing of the guard continues at the Lake County elections board.

January 02, 2013 1:30 pm
Election officials: Voter turnout appears steady, doesn't match fever of 2008

Election officials: Voter turnout appears steady, doesn't match fever of 2008

Diana Lobodinski, of Crown Point, looks for her precinct Tuesday afternoon before voting at SS. Peter & Paul Macedonian Orthodox Church in Crown Point.

November 06, 2012 3:22 pm
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