The Indiana Election Commission on Wednesday morning voted to make casting a ballot by mail an option for all voters, along with approving several other updates to reflect the new June 2 primary election date.
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Gov. Eric Holcomb, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer and Democratic Party Chairman John Zody announced the agreement Friday morning.
The governor said the decision will be up to Secretary of State Connie Lawson, a Republican who oversees the Indiana Election Division.
The party leaders did not suggest any delay in the May 5 primary itself.
Joe Biden’s victory in Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, as well as in Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealt a serious blow to Bernie Sanders and substantially widened Biden’s path to the nomination.
A resurgent Joe Biden scored sweeping victories across the country with the backing of a diverse coalition, but progressive rival Bernie Sanders seized Super Tuesday’s biggest prize, California. Meanwhile, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg called it quits.
Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden’s presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party’s moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president.
Pete Buttigieg on Sunday vowed to stay in the race at least through Super Tuesday. His fourth-place finish in the South Carolina primary exposed a core vulnerability, namely the inability to attract the support of black voters.
The heated battle for the Democratic nomination for president is raising the prospect that Indiana could have a contested primary on May 5. That could pack a punch for the state’s economy, thanks to campaign events, advertisements and staffing.
An Indiana House committee advanced legislation Thursday that would create a voter registration crosscheck system for the state similar to a widely discredited one in Kansas.
Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg suffered a punishing welcome and Sen. Bernie Sanders was bludgeoned with criticism as an animated cast of rival candidates spent Wednesday’s presidential debate scrambling to stake their claims against the two rising contenders in the Democratic race.
With first lady Melania Trump largely avoiding the political scene, the campaign sees Karen Pence as an asset in one of the areas where it most needs help—with suburban woman.
Political strategists say it could be impossible to blunt Bernie Sanders as long as a trio of moderate candidates—former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice President Joe Biden and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar—stay in the race.
Owens told IBJ on Tuesday that he left his job as CEO of local tech firm SupplyKick in early January in part to focus on his run for governor. Now that he’s not running for governor, he said he hasn’t decided what his next move is.
Following the Iowa Democratic Party’s release of new results late Thursday night, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg leads Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by a margin of 0.09 percentage points.
Brizzi, who served as Marion County Prosecutor from 2002 to 2010, is one of 15 Republicans to toss his hat in the ring in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District.
The race remained too early to call early Thursday with most votes counted. Meanwhile, Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee, said Thursday that he wants the Iowa Democratic Party to recanvass results of the party’s caucus.
Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg clung to a slight lead over Bernie Sanders in a new batch of vote totals released by the Iowa Democratic Party on Wednesday, but the race remained too early to call with 92% of precincts reporting.