Community engagement consultant Gregory Meriweather on Tuesday officially formed a campaign committee to seek the Democratic nomination for mayor of Indianapolis, setting up a contested primary against incumbent Mayor Joe Hogsett and State Rep. Robin Schackleford.
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Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett announced his third bid for reelection Tuesday evening at the Indianapolis City Market. He said he wants a another term so he can accomplish goals that the pandemic derailed.
The move sets up a primary battle with Carmel City Council President Kevin “Woody” Rider, who said in September that he would run to lead Indiana’s fifth-largest city.
The intensifying Republican dominance of statewide politics and heightened Democrat popularity in Indianapolis raise questions about how or when the opposing party can ever win a statewide or citywide seat.
That was not case in Westfield, where voters approved a property-tax change to help fund operations at the fast-growing Westfield Washington Schools district.
The Republican supermajority hold over Indiana’s House Chamber might grow following election results Tuesday night after two apparent upsets with margins of less than 1%.
The newly drawn House District 32 includes Hamilton County’s Clay and Delaware townships and extends south into Marion County.
Hope Hampton, a small business owner who previously worked as a dean and school counselor, received endorsements and significant campaign donations from charter-friendly groups and their affiliated political action committees.
Indiana Republicans won seven of the nine U.S. congressional races Tuesday.
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The former conservative radio show host captured nearly 57% of the vote in his race against Democrat Jessica Paxson.
Despite numerous controversies dogging his campaign, Republican secretary of state candidate Diego Morales emerged victorious Tuesday night, ending Democrats’ bid to land their first statewide election victory in a decade.
Mears’ victory dashed Republicans’ hopes of winning their first countywide race in Indianapolis in a decade, a period in which Marion County became increasingly dominated by Democrats.
Walker, who represents State Senate District 31, which includes all of Fishers, Geist and parts of Lawrence, had 19,848 votes to Democrat Jocelyn Vare’s 16,128 votes with 95 percent of the ballots tallied.
Young maintained huge fundraising and organization advantages over Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, who struggled to gain attention from his campaign’s outset.
About 75,000 people have already voted in Marion County heading into Election Day on Tuesday, according the county’s election board.
Host Mason King talks to two colleagues from the IBJ newsroom to dig deeper into the election: Peter Blanchard, who covers politics and state government, and Greg Weaver, IBJ’s government and politics editor.
In a highly competitive state senate race in the Geist area, ads call the Democrat an “extreme liberal” for supporting President Joe Biden while the Republican is accused of “defunding public schools.” Attacks also continue to flow in the races for U.S. Senate, Indiana secretary of state and Marion County prosecutor.
Former Vice President Mike Pence is being considered as someone who can help other Republican candidates win support beyond Donald Trump’s voting base.
With Election Day just around the corner, and early voting already underway, Republicans aim for a smattering of seats in the Indiana Senate that they believe they can flip, largely putting Democrats on the defensive.