In overnight e-mail to supporters, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels cites family considerations as reason he will stay out of race.
Cheri Daniels’ speech Thursday night, closely watched because it was a rare high-profile appearance at a political setting for a woman known for her aversion to the spotlight, focused on topics such as her love of the state fair and all things farming.
Former Secretary of State Todd Rokita’s report concluded that Charlie White appeared to intentionally vote in the wrong precinct a year ago when he won the Republican nomination for secretary of state. He faces criminal election fraud charges.
A 23-year-old Butler University student is now a step away from becoming mayor of a small central Indiana city.
Four-term incumbent Charles Henderson was defeated, in part because of his plan to revitalize the city’s downtown by destroying several historic buildings. Most other incumbent mayors in the Indianapolis metropolitan area were winners.
Democrats will choose their candidate Tuesday to run against Indianapolis Republican Mayor Greg Ballard, while voters statewide pick nominees for city offices.