During the primary election season in the spring, Indiana saw a significant increase in the number of women running for state and federal offices, and the general election will see the same trend.
Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly, Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton agreed to two debates, which both will be held within a month of the Nov. 6 general election.
IBJ reporter Hayleigh Colombo talks to the mayor about whether he’ll seek a second term and why he says the job is the hardest he’s ever had.
Hogsett said he knows he must decide soon whether to run for re-election in the 2019 municipal elections, where the mayor and all 25 City-County Council seats are up for a vote.
Marion County voters will have at least six locations to choose from if they want to cast early votes in this fall’s general election, according to consent decree signed this week by a federal judge.
Responding to allegations of misconduct and a hail of calls for his resignation last week, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill on Monday morning reiterated that he has been falsely accused and wants an impartial investigation into the claims.
Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody has called on Hill to resign after a published report of allegations that he inappropriately touched four women at an Indianapolis bar, including a lawmaker.
A bid to host the convention by the Indiana Young Democrats topped efforts by groups from Pittsburgh, Minneapolis and Chicago.
In cases involving districts in Wisconsin and Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped ruling on whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.
A growing number of Democrats in Hamilton County have placed their names on the ballot this year. Twenty-five candidates have already filed to run for either a state or local office.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s assets, on the other hand, are much lower and fall somewhere between $872,000 and $1.9 million.
With the U.S. Senate race deemed one of the most competitive in the country, the RNC decided to commit early to Indiana.
But political experts say a Trump-centered strategy might not be the best move now that Mike Braun has won the GOP primary race and will face Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in the fall election.
Comments, photos and more from the biggest races around Indiana.
Greg Pence in the 6th District and Steve Braun in the 4th District each have brothers who carry their own identity with voters.
The move comes one day after Gov. Eric Holcomb ordered lawmakers to return to the Statehouse in May for a special session after Republican supermajorities failed to come to consensus on key bills before a March 14 deadline.
The announcement follows a unanimous City-County Council vote to approve $14.5 million in emergency funding to address potholes.
Carmel philanthropists and sisters Deborah Simon and Cindy Simon Skjodt have become big-time campaign donors this election cycle.
Nearly 90 women who have filed to run for state or federal offices in Indiana this year. That’s a 35 percent increase from the 2016 primary season and an 85 percent jump from a decade ago.
Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly’s reelection campaign raised $1.2 million during the last three months of 2017. Prominent Democrats are hosting fundraisers and stumping for the vulnerable, red-state candidate.