The Indiana Institute for Working Families’ report also found that the average Indiana worker, who makes $35,422 annually in wages, makes nearly $2,100 less than the average Midwesterner.
During the primary election season in the spring, Indiana saw a significant increase in the number of women running for state and federal offices, and the general election will see the same trend.
No one has paid ad-firm Jamestown Associates more during this election cycle than Republican Mike Braun, who is challenging incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly, a Democrat.
Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly, Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton agreed to two debates, which both will be held within a month of the Nov. 6 general election.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun continues to pump his own money into his campaign, and appears to be engaging in the controversial but legal practice of using donations for retiring debt from his primary race to boost his general election campaign.
Marion County voters will have at least six locations to choose from if they want to cast early votes in this fall’s general election, according to consent decree signed this week by a federal judge.
Responding to allegations of misconduct and a hail of calls for his resignation last week, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill on Monday morning reiterated that he has been falsely accused and wants an impartial investigation into the claims.
House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate Pro Tem David Long released a joint statement Thursday evening saying they believe the state lawmaker and legislative staffers who have accused Hill of inappropriately touching them. Gov. Eric Holcomb followed minutes later with a statement agreeing with Bosma and Long.
Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody has called on Hill to resign after a published report of allegations that he inappropriately touched four women at an Indianapolis bar, including a lawmaker.
In cases involving districts in Wisconsin and Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped ruling on whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.
The delegates to the party's biennial state convention chose the existing plank in its party platform over one floated by Gov. Eric Holcomb's hand-picked party chairman that was intended to be more inclusive.
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma is the latest powerful GOP leader who doesn’t want to change the state Republican Party’s platform that favors “marriage between a man and a woman.”
The Republican Victory Committee, a group of elected officials and party activists, announced Monday it opposes changes friendly to same-sex couples and pushed by Gov. Eric Holcomb's hand-picked GOP chairman.
Indiana Republicans could remove language from the state party's platform that indicates marriage can only be between a man and a woman—and social conservatives are not happy about it.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly’s assets, on the other hand, are much lower and fall somewhere between $872,000 and $1.9 million.
Political strategists say it’s not surprising: The candidates and outside groups could spend more than $100 million on the Senate race, which makes self-funding extremely difficult.
With the U.S. Senate race deemed one of the most competitive in the country, the RNC decided to commit early to Indiana.
The incumbent state senator took nearly 58 percent of the vote in his contest with Corrie Meyer, a business owner and former executive director of the Carmel Redevelopment Commission.