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INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican, has filed for reelection to continue representing Indiana’s 2nd District in Congress.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t yet throwing his support behind a top official of his administration in challenging the state attorney general who is awaiting the outcome from an investigation into allegations of drunkenly groping four women.

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BRISTOL — Jeff Petermann, a Bristol businessman and former chair of the political action committee that opposed the last Elkhart Community Schools referendum, has announced his candidacy for Elkhart County Council.

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GOSHEN — Joe Lehman, running on a theme of “restoring accountability,” has announced he is running for state representative in the 49th District. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — A northwestern Indiana state senator has ended his campaign for governor, leaving two people seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb in this year's election.

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GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Election Board will be accepting major party candidate declarations for the 2020 election starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese is wearing jeans and an untucked shirt. It’s an unusual look for him, at least when he is in his corner office at Elkhart City Hall. But then again, that office doesn’t look itself either.

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ELKHART — After taking the oath of office himself Saturday, new Elkhart Mayor Rod Roberson conducted a swearing in ceremony for the city’s other elected officials.

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ELKHART —  History was made in the city with a heart on Saturday as Elkhart’s first black mayor took the oath of office.

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ELKHART — Three of Elkhart's nine City Council members have said their goodbyes as elected officials 

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson announced on Tuesday that his transition team is moving forward with hiring department leaders and making board and key-staff appointments. 

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GOSHEN — A recount will be held in a Goshen Common Council race that was decided by only two votes this month.

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GOSHEN — The county’s new hybrid voting machines may be put to the test for the first time after a hand recount was requested by a Goshen candidate who narrowly lost her race.

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GOSHEN — A Republican candidate’s lead in his Goshen council race increased from one vote to two when provisional ballots were counted Friday, a result that his Democratic challenger says she will appeal.

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GOSHEN — Elkhart County Election Board members are questioning whether a nursing home broke the law when it refused to let poll workers witness a resident voting in the election.

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GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Election Board will meet Thursday to consider the 86 provisional ballots that were cast Nov. 5 during the municipal general election.

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson is already thinking ahead to Jan. 1. And what does he think about?

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Unofficial results of the 2019 general municipal election as compiled by the Elkhart County Clerk’s Office:

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GOSHEN — Provisional ballots could change the outcome of close races in Elkhart and Goshen, the county’s top election official said Wednesday, but those results may not be known for days.  

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ELKHART — Republicans lost their 7-2 majority on the Elkhart City Council in Tuesday's municipal election, which some said was a sort of referendum on this council's Tolson Center decisions.

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ELKHART — Only a little over a quarter of registered voters took part in the Tuesday municipal election in Elkhart County, not an impressive turnout but higher than the 21 percent of registered voters who participated in the 2015 contest. 

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In Bristol, Democrat Cathy Antonelli defeated Republican Bonnie Frye for the position of clerk-treasurer, which is being vacated by 46-year town employee Mary Ryman.

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ELKHART — Democrat Rod Roberson will become Elkhart's next mayor on Jan. 1 after defeating former Republican Mayor Dave Miller in a milestone election.

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ELKHART — Members of the Elkhart City Council on Monday evening tabled a vote to appropriate $350,000 for making the former Alick's property ready for construction.

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GOSHEN — As early voting concluded Monday, 3,005 people in Elkhart County’s cities and towns had already cast their ballots. 

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ELKHART — Municipal election campaigns are in high gear as Tuesday’s election draws closer. 

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The Interurban Trolley, serving the City of Elkhart and the City of Goshen, will provide free public transit rides on Election Day to help residents reach several polling sites Tuesday.

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Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Learn more at www.elkhartcountyclerk.com.

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MILLERSBURG — To forge what he sees as a middle path in politics, the Rev. Jimmy Clifton reached back over 150 years to a short-lived anti-slavery party that counted among its members prominent poets, educators and congressmen.

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GOSHEN — Lizzy Diaz knew she’d be out of town on Election Day, but still wanted to be sure her voice would be heard.

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ELKHART — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s re-election campaign has confirmed he will visit Saturday to support the Republican candidate for mayor, Dave Miller.

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ELKHART — Democratic candidate for Elkhart mayor Rod Roberson says his campaign is not about politics, but public service.

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ELKHART — Despite this being Dave Miller’s third run for Elkhart mayor, and the two previous ones being successful, the 61-year-old said he is running with more enthusiasm than ever.

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ELKHART — Indiana Republican Party chairman Kyle Hupfer came to Elkhart on Thursday morning to support his party’s candidate for mayor.

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GOSHEN — While not facing a competitive race for re-election, Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman outraised and outspent every other candidate in the city, recently filed campaign reports show.

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