Voters in central Indiana’s Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks, Morgan and Shelby counties use digital record electronic machines that have no paper trail.
Black leaders say it’s time to formulate black agenda
A broad coalition of faith-based groups, black elected officials and civic leaders are turning to this year’s mayoral race as an avenue for bold discussions about racial problems.Read More
Tech executive Josh Owens jumping into race for governor
The Shelbyville native has never held elected office, and his only campaign experience was an unsuccessful run for an at-large seat on the Indianapolis Public Schools board in 2014.Read More
Hogsett, Merritt lay out plans for infrastructure, poverty in first mayoral debate
The debate was the first of 2019 between Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, a Democrat, and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt. The debate largely focused on infrastructure and regionalism, inequity and public safety.Read More
Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced direct challenges from several of the 11 other candidates onstage, who took her on over her policies, her fitness to serve as commander in chief and her willingness to question the motives of Democrats who support less transformational ideas.
Republican Susie Cordi, who was elected to the council in 2015 and is not seeking re-election this year, is featured in a radio ad released Monday by the campaign for Democratic incumbent Mayor Joe Hogsett
Here’s a roundup of all of the state school districts that will put a tax increase on the ballot in November, including a couple of school districts with both construction and operational referendums.
Polling finds that support for an impeachment inquiry has grown since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of the investigation last month following a whistleblower complaint. But what those numbers don’t show is the sense of fatigue about the topic among some Americans.
Josh Owens, one of three Democrats hoping to challenge Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb next year, said he would cap the state’s rainy day fund and put the excess funds into an endowment to support public education. He also wants to phase out school vouchers.
Republican mayoral candidate Jim Merritt announced Thursday that he would ask Bill Benjamin, a former Democratic candidate for Marion County Sheriff and former IMPD deputy chief, to serve as the head of the IMPD because “the issues are bigger than party.”
In a statement, Beth Henderson said she’s running because she cares about the district and wants to be a voice for its residents in Washington, D.C.
First-term Sen. Eddie Melton of Gary joined the Indiana governor’s race Tuesday night in Gary with an introduction from the state’s Republican schools chief.
Steve Braun, a former commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, said he was “frustrated and disappointed to have to suspend my campaign at this critical juncture.”
Several Democrats told IBJ that party leaders have recently removed precinct committeemen and women who would have supported a candidate for prosecutor that isn’t backed by Mayor Joe Hogsett. The precinct committeemen and women will meet in a caucus Saturday to choose Curry’s successor.
Chuck Dietzen is the fifth Republican to launch a campaign for the seat, which is being vacated by Republican Susan Brooks. So far, four Democrats are running on the other side of the ticket.
Despite raising a staggering $51 million for his presidential campaign in 2019, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been stuck in fourth place, between 5% and 7% in national polls. Part of that is because he’s hard to define.
Under Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan, the government would increase a firm’s corporate tax rate if its highest-paid employee earns more than 50 times what its average worker does—an attempt to encourage companies to distribute their profits more equitably.
Security experts have urged for adoption across the country of paper-based voting systems, saying they are less vulnerable to manipulation and election workers can use those records to audit results.
But some ethical hackers worry the industry, which has historically prioritized making their machines easier for election administrators to use rather than making them as secure as possible, isn’t ready to make big changes. They fear the companies won’t work quickly enough to fix the bugs they discover and could use non-disclosure agreements to enforce silence about dangerous bugs that could compromise an election.
Democratic incumbent Joe Hogsett and Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt participated in a discussion about homelessness at the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention annual fundraiser and awards presentation on Wednesday evening and were asked about what they would each do to improve the homelessness situation in Indianapolis.
Speaking Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg issued his most pointed attack yet on Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The sharpened critique comes as the fall campaign kicks into high gear with Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses scheduled in February.