Dan Parker, the chairman of the state Democratic Party who abruptly resigned this week, reversed himself Saturday and narrowly survived a vote to keep his post, a party official told The Associated Press.
Republican candidate for governor Jim Wallace says Indiana can boost start its economy by spending $500 million on infrastructure and new tax credits for business.
The agreement among the three Democrats vying to represent the southwestern Indiana district would avoid a primary showdown.
Andrew Phipps, a former aide to Republican Rep. Mike Pence, is joining the field for the congressional seat that Pence is giving up to run for governor.
Community leaders are coalescing around a three-prong strategy to attract residents and capital to neighborhoods from just outside downtown to the borders of Interstate 465. It’s not yet clear whether all the initiatives will have the full support of Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.
Mayor Greg Ballard maintained an appeal as a political outsider and moderate Republican that drew enough Democratic support to secure him a second term Tuesday, experts said.
Democrat Tom Henry has won a second term as mayor of Fort Wayne after a bitter campaign. Meanwhile, Muncie elected its first Democratic mayor in 20 years and Anderson elected a Republican.
South Bend residents elected former Rhodes scholar and Democrat Pete Buttigieg as mayor as he easily defeated Republican Wayne Curry.
Former Indiana House Speaker John Gregg is planning to launch his campaign for governor this weekend.