The chamber, in announcing its endorsement Tuesday, said the backing of Holcomb, a Republican, marks only the second time it has endorsed a candidate in a gubernatorial race.
Democrats’ historic council grip likely to last, political observers say
Republicans will be forced to work with Democrats to see any GOP proposals take flight. And new, young Republican councilors say they’re eager to work across the aisle.Read More
Joe Hogsett sails to re-election as Indianapolis mayor
The 62-year-old former federal prosecutor had a huge lead over Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt and Libertarian Doug McNaughton in the election on Tuesday.Read More
Early voting picks up in Marion County in week before election
So far for the 2019 election, 6,158 voters have cast ballots in person, which is higher than how many people voted early in person at the same point in 2015 and 2011.Read More
Hogsett outraising, outspending Merritt by millions of dollars
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett has so far spent $4.6 million on his re-election campaign, about $4 million more than his opponent, Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt.Read More
Pete Buttigieg unveiled a proposal Tuesday to correct troubling health disparities among African-Americans and Hispanics—a crucial constituency to win over to have any hope of securing the Democratic presidential nomination.
Controversy involving the deadly shooting of an African-American man by a white police officer this summer in South Bend could resurface just as voters begin deciding whether Pete Buttigieg should be the Democratic nominee for president.
State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon of Munster will leave the Legislature after six terms as she seeks the 2020 Democratic congressional nomination.
Like a string of previous debates, Wednesday’s prominently featured squabbles over a program that could alienate general-election swing voters who may be wary of fully government-run, universal health care.
Pete Buttigieg wants to build a bridge to the religious right. But tension within his in-laws’ family highlights how difficult that might be.
Buttigieg was leading the crowded Democratic field with 25%, in the new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucus goers.
John Zody announced Thursday he would seek to replace Democratic Sen. Mark Stoops of Bloomington, who said last week that he wouldn’t seek a third term.
South Bend Mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said female veterans and service members have been neglected, including on concerns about sexual harassment and women’s health. Women are the military’s fastest-growing subgroup.
Emily Styron beat Republican Tim Haak, who was running for a second term, by 88 votes in Tuesday’s election. Haak was elected in November 2015 to serve as the town’s first elected mayor.
Voters decided who would fill dozens of mayoral offices for the next four years, while unofficial election returns showed those in Vigo County supporting the construction of western Indiana’s first casino in Terre Haute.
Voters across Indiana are casting the final ballots to decide who will fill dozens of mayoral offices, with Republicans and Democrats wrapping up competitive campaigns in several cities.
The outcome of Tuesday’s local elections will also decide whether a new casino can be built in Terre Haute and the fate of several school district construction and security improvement proposals.
IBJ talked with incumbent Democrat Joe Hogsett and his Republican challenger, Jim Merritt, about why they’re running for mayor, what they’ve learned about themselves in the process and how they’ll tackle crime, neighborhood development, crime and more.
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s plan is built on transferring to the government 98% of the $8.8 trillion she estimates that employers will spend on private insurance for their employees.
Democratic Mayor Joe Hogsett says if he’s elected to serve a second term, he hopes “that prosperity can be shared by more people in Marion County than has been the case in the past.”
Republican state Sen. Jim Merritt says his campaign for mayor has taken him to places and introduced him to people in the city he never knew before—an experience he wants to continue if he’s elected.
Talking with people, he said, is key to finding solutions to difficult problems.
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign decried the move as an attempt to muzzle conservatives on social media.