U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that attorneys and FBI agents have been working to follow up specific complaints and information they’ve received, but they’ve uncovered no evidence that would change the election.
Republican victories tighten party’s control of Indiana Legislature
Indiana Republicans will be returning to the Statehouse with an even tighter grip on the Legislature after again turning aside Democrats who had tried to break the GOP’s supermajority control.Read More
Republican Spartz wins 5th District race over Democrat Hale
As of Wednesday evening—with most of the votes counted—Spartz had a lead of nearly 18,000 votes over Democrat Christina Hale.Read More
GOP holds back Democrats, narrowing path to U.S. Senate control
Republicans fought to retain their Senate majority by turning back a surge of Democrats challenging allies of President Donald Trump, and the Democrats’ various paths to seizing control were growing more limited.Read More
No signs of unrest downtown as Election Day comes and goes
No instances of widespread vandalism or property damage in the city’s core had been reported as of midnight and most streets near Monument Circle were generally quiet.Read More
The coalition of some 25 groups, including Common Cause Indiana, the NAACP and the League of Women Voters, said they hoped public pressure would force Republicans not to draw new voting districts behind closed doors.
State Rep. Christy Stutzman said she needed to devote more time to her family’s business after the family and business partners earlier this year bought the former Amish Acres tourist attraction that they renamed The Barns at Nappanee.
The pandemic played a major role in how people voted in the election, with 62% of the vote statewide coming through absentee ballots.
Still, the Republican president vowed to keep up the fight, saying his case “strongly” continues.
Former state Sen. Jim Merritt, who had been in office since 1990, resigned from the position earlier this month. He still had two years left in his term.
While Democrats stayed holed up—relying on phone calls, advertising and social media—to spread their message, Republican candidates donned masks and knocked on doors, talking to voters one-on-one in ways that Democrats thought might not be safe (or popular).
Republican surrogates for President Donald Trump resumed their legal fight Monday to try to stop the vote count in key battleground states, including Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Joe Biden’s victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes in an extraordinary close election that delayed the processing of some ballots. It was unclear whether President Trump would publicly concede.
President Trump could need the court’s help in two or more states, an unlikely scenario that is far different from what took place in the 2000 election, the only time the court has effectively settled a presidential election.
Democrat Joe Biden moved closer to winning the presidency on Friday as he opened up narrow leads over President Donald Trump in the critical battlegrounds of Georgia and Pennsylvania.
The vast underestimation of President Trump’s turnout and support in many places, after similar issues in 2016, has raised again questions about the reliance of campaigns, the press and the public on surveys to shape the race.
Joe Biden insisted Thursday that he was on the verge of winning the presidency. He remained in the lead with 253 electoral votes to the president’s 214, and enjoyed a number of pathways toward winning the 270 needed to secure the presidency.
Two days after Election Day, neither candidate had amassed the votes needed to win the White House. But Biden’s victories in the Great Lakes states left him at 264, meaning he was one battleground state away—any would do—from becoming president-elect.
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Republican Victoria Spartz said she thinks her commitment to traveling to all eight counties in the 5th Congressional District and talking to voters is what helped push her over the edge against Democrat Christina Hale.
President Donald Trump’s campaign filed lawsuits Wednesday in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia as he slipped behind Democrat Joe Biden in the hunt for the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House.
Joe Biden appeared to have a clear advantage in being elected president Wednesday afternoon, but the failure to achieve a clear Democratic wave as projected left President Donald Trump’s critics deeply disappointed.
The Trump campaign said it filed lawsuits Wednesday, laying the groundwork for contesting the outcome in undecided battleground states that could determine whether President Donald Trump gets another four years in the White House.
Neither candidate has yet cleared the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House, and the margins were tight in several battleground states.