During Thursday night’s state GOP convention, which was shifted to a virtual format due to the pandemic, Attorney General Curtis Hill compared himself to President Donald Trump, saying Trump also has faced false accusations and smears.
Crisis puts Holcomb center stage—and that comes with risks, rewards
According to a recent poll conducted by Indy Politics and Change Research, 63% of Hoosiers say they approve of how Holcomb has responded to the pandemic, and 54% say the state is headed in the right direction. But Holcomb’s overall approval rate—at 47%—trailed the numbers for his handling of the coronavirus crisis.Read More
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
To address concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the Indiana Election Commission in March expanded the option of voting by mail to any registered voter. But the change only applied to the June 2 primary election.
In 1904, a national committee of Republicans traveled to Indiana to officially tell Sen. Charles Fairbanks he would be the party’s nominee for president.
When GOP congresswoman Susan Brooks announced in June that she wouldn’t seek reelection this year, a window of opportunity opened for eager Republicans across Indiana’s 5th District.
Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson made the decision last month to delay the primary election from May 5 to June 2 and expand the ability to cast a ballot by mail to all registered voters in an attempt to address public health concerns around voting.