Critics have argued that the law, which requires voters to show a photo ID to cast a ballot, violates the state constitution
because it isn’t applied equally to all voters. Those who vote by mail don't have to prove their identity.
Mark Rutherford wants America’s third-largest political party to make inroads by showing competence at the grassroots level
Both Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Indiana secretary of state are critics of the state's voter identification
law, which they would have a role in enforcing as the top state election official.
State treasurer Richard Mourdock, a Republican who gained attention last year as he took a fight against the Chrysler bankruptcy
proceedings all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, says he'll run for re-election.
Republican state Sen. Marlin Stutzman said Thursday that he’d like to take Rep. Mark Souder’s place in Congress. Souder announced
this week that he would resign in the wake of an extramarital affair.
State political parties launch lobbyistdancoats.com and badforindiana.com to criticize Senate candidates Dan Coats and Brad
Ellsworth. Both dismiss the other side's website as a political distraction.
Isn’t it great to live in a country where citizens have a say in who serves in every public position from president
to school board? Wouldn’t it be even better if citizens actually took that privilege seriously and went to the polls?
Three Republicans with strong party financial backing won their Indiana House primary races Tuesday, setting up November matchups
with Democrats that could tilt the narrowly divided chamber into GOP hands and decide which party controls redistricting.
The low turnout could be due in part to the number of people who sought ballots early this year. More than 96,000 early and
absentee ballots were issued statewide.