Ten lawmakers—all Republican but one—have publicly announced intentions to either resign their seats soon or retire rather than seek reelection next year.
UPDATE: Indiana Senate, House approve redrawn election maps
In the finale of the once-in-a-decade redistricting process, the state legislative and congressional maps made it out of the Legislature with few changes from when they were introduced two weeks ago.Read More
Indiana House approves redistricted maps, sends them to Senate
The Indiana House on Thursday approved new state legislative and congressional election district maps, sending the maps to the Senate for consideration.Read More
Indiana lawmakers head to next step in redistricting after hours of initial public testimony
Lawmakers heard more than two hours of testimony Wednesday at the Indiana Statehouse from citizens who spent most of their time asking for a fair redistricting process.Read More
Pence slowly laying groundwork for 2024 White House run
Aides to Mike Pence generally brush off talk of the next presidential election. They insist he is focused on his family and next year’s midterm elections, when Republicans are well positioned to regain at least one chamber of Congress.Read More
Democrat Rep. Justin Moed and former Democratic Senate candidate Ashley Eason have both publicly announced interest in running for the Indiana Senate in a new downtown Indianapolis district.
Nine months after the Jan. 6 insurrection and his subsequent departure from the White House, Pence’s friends and advisers say he is likely to run for president—especially if Trump does not.
Former state Rep. Melanie Wright of Yorktown announced her campaign for central Indiana’s 5th District on Facebook, saying she wanted to help others and solve problems regardless of political affiliation.
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s signature was the final step in the redistricting for Indiana’s nine congressional seats and 150 seats in the state Legislature.
At Salesforce, we joined more than 220 companies of all sizes and sectors across the country in calling for the Senate to come together in a bipartisan way to ensure voting rights are protected, as they have done five times since the Voting Rights Act passed in 1965.
Democrats tried and failed to make several changes to the proposed state Senate and congressional maps.
The Indiana Senate elections committee voted 7-2 along party lines in favor of the Republican-drawn redistricting plan for the state’s nine congressional districts and 150 state legislative seats based on population shifts from the 2020 census.
Critics assailed the proposed new Indiana congressional and legislative districts on Monday as rigged in favor of Republicans.
Indianapolis would gain a new state Senate district under Republicans’ proposed district maps, but the changes likely would otherwise have little impact on the GOP’s 39-11 supermajority in the Senate.
The proposed maps essentially stayed the same as when they were released last week, with one minor amendment moving House districts in Fort Wayne to avoid splitting up an apartment complex.
Republicans will keep greater control of Indiana’s Legislature than merited by the number of votes they receive, according to a political analyst who on Thursday called the state’s proposed new election districts among the most skewed in the country.
The Indiana House elections committee opened two days of public hearings on the redistricting plan a little more than 24 hours after the new congressional and Indiana House maps were posted online.
Some Indiana House Republican incumbents could go head-to-head with their GOP colleagues next election cycle, based on shifts in the proposed redistricting maps.
Drafts of the state’s proposed new congressional and House district maps released Tuesday by Republicans aren’t likely to make a sizable changes in Indiana’s political landscape.
Other changes among Indiana’s nine congressional districts to account for population shifts don’t appear likely to shift the 7-2 control that Republicans now hold on those seats.
Republicans on Tuesday are set to release proposed new Indiana House and U.S. House maps that they’ve drawn behind closed doors.
Indiana Republicans will show next week just how far they’ll go in pushing their political control over redrawing the state’s congressional districts.