Secretary of State Holli Sullivan is urging all Hoosiers to register to vote, or verify their registration, as part of Tuesday's National Voter Registration Day celebrations.
Recently appointed Secretary of State Holli Sullivan announced Monday she is running next year for a full term as Indiana's chief elections officer.
Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Tuesday he appointed Holli Sullivan to complete the 21 months remaining in the term of former Secretary of State Connie Lawson.
Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced Monday she plans to resign her office in coming weeks once Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has settled on a successor.
Blind Indiana voters have filed a federal lawsuit seeking approval to use specialized equipment to mark a paper mail-in ballot or vote by email through a secure electronic portal.
A total of 3,068,542 Hoosiers voted in the general election, or 65% of the 4,750,222 Indiana residents who are registered to vote — the highest turnout in nearly three decades.
More than 1 million Hoosiers have requested a mail-in absentee ballot or already early voted in this year's general election.
Lake County voters are almost certain to find the county's 11 early voting sites and 208 Election Day polling places are cleaner this year than in any prior election.
The first week of early voting in Indiana saw more than 144,000 Hoosiers, or 3% of all registered voters, cast their ballots for this year's general election.
Republican Todd Rokita and Democrat Jonathan Weinzapfel are competing for a four-year term as Indiana attorney general.
Election officials in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties are reporting record turnout at early voting sites, as well as an unprecedented number of mail-in absentee ballots going out to eligible voters.
Hoosiers expecting to vote by mail in this year's general election still should plan to return their ballots no later than 12 p.m. on Election Day.
When Lake County election officials send out 15,000 requested mail-in ballots this week it will break the 2008 record of 12,000 absentee ballots mailed in one day.
Hoosiers planning to vote in this year's general election must register by Oct. 5 to cast a ballot on or before Nov. 3.
A federal judge has rejected a request to make mail-in balloting available to every registered Hoosier voter for the Nov. 3 general election.
Two court rulings will ensure Hoosier voters are less likely to have their mail-in absentee ballot rejected or find their voter registration purged without notice.
The Indiana Department of Education "strongly supports an expansion of absentee or mail-in voting," according to a memo written by Jennifer McCormick, the Republican state superintendent of public instruction.
An Indiana statute limiting the legal options for remedying polling place problems on Election Day risks disenfranchising thousands of Hoosier voters, according to a new lawsuit.
"We should be actively working to expand mail-in voting to ensure as many residents as possible are able to vote safely and securely by mail this November."
Republican state leaders declined to say Wednesday whether mail-in voting will continue to be available to all Hoosiers in future elections.
More than a half-million registered Indiana voters plan to participate in Tuesday's primary election using a mail-in ballot.
Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, a Munster native, is seeking the Republican nomination for Indiana attorney general to help the party retain the office, notwithstanding the behavior of the incumbent.
Secretary of State Connie Lawson is warning Hoosiers not to expect results on election night due to the extra time it will take to count the record number of mail-in ballots for this year's primary elections.