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GOSHEN — In a primary election with a single-digit share of voter turnout, a difference of fewer than 100 votes separated the winners of the county commissioner race in unofficial results Tuesday.

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ELKHART — The county’s top election official expressed disappointment Wednesday with a low voter turnout in the primary election.

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GOSHEN — A steady rain got part of the blame Tuesday for a dismal primary election turnout, but the most loyal party members turned out anyway to select candidates for the fall election.

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NAPPANEE — Destiny Wells and other Democratic candidates say they want to reclaim patriotism from Republicans who stayed in lockstep with a president who cozied up to dictators and tried to thwart the election.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House approved along party lines Monday a Republican-backed proposal that would require voters who request mail-in ballots to swear under possible penalty of perjury that they won’t be able to vote in person at any time during the 28 days before Election Day.

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ELKHART — A Republican caucus on Monday evening selected Megan Baughman, 51, to fill the at-large seat of the late Mary Olson on the Elkhart City Council.

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GOSHEN — Christopher Anderson, Elkhart County Clerk of the Circuit Court, is reminding voters of options available to those who wish to vote absentee ahead of the Concord Community Schools Special Election.

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GOSHEN — Richard R. Aguirre, a Goshen College administrative faculty member, announced he is seeking to replace Adam Scharf as clerk-treasurer for the City of Goshen.

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GOSHEN — City Clerk-Treasurer Adam Scharf announced his resignation Friday, a little more than 18 months after winning the position.

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GOSHEN — Voting machines were tested Thursday and election officials were reminding voters of an upcoming registration deadline ahead of a special election focused exclusively on the Elkhart schools referendum.

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GOSHEN — Election officials finalized some details ahead of a special election that will cost Elkhart Community Schools north of $17,000 to run.

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OSCEOLA — State Rep. Timothy Wesco, R-Osceola, is seeking to replace Secretary of State Connie Lawson, who announced last week that she is stepping down.

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ELKHART — The Indiana chapter of Common Cause, a non-partisan organization for fair and open elections, on Friday called for the resignation of multiple lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.

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GOSHEN — Business owner Joanna King was selected Tuesday by Republican precinct committeemen to replace former state Rep. Christy Stutzman, R-Middlebury, to represent District 49 in the Indiana House.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Four candidates have been named as possible replacements for Indiana House Rep. Christy Stutzman during a caucus Tuesday.

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GOSHEN — Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer on Monday announced plans for a caucus of eligible precinct committee members to fill the upcoming vacancy in the office of House District 49.

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GOSHEN — Officials completed this year’s vote count Friday, in an election that broke the record for most ballots casts in Elkhart County history.

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ELKHART — A group of atheists is criticizing Elkhart County for using churches as voting centers, in what the atheists see as a “Christian sponsored Election Day.”

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GOSHEN — Republicans maintained their dominance over local government in Elkhart County on Tuesday, electing county officials and state lawmakers by wide margins.

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MISHAWAKA — Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski declared victory at 10 p.m. Tuesday, claiming a fifth consecutive term in the House of Representatives at the expense of her Democratic challenger, Pat Hackett. 

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GOSHEN — Candidates and constituents alike awaited election results Tuesday night but an avalanche of ballots threatened to push the tally late into the night.

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ELKHART — The final day of in-person absentee voting in Indiana brought long lines at polling stations in Elkhart County with early voting numbers surpassing any other election year, according to election officials.

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ELKHART — Donald Rainwater, the Libertarian candidate for Indiana governor, finished his tour of the state in Elkhart on Sunday afternoon with a crowd of about 40 supporters.

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ELKHART — Democratic candidate Amanda Qualls, a Goshen school board member, is challenging Republican incumbent Christy Stutzman for the District 49 House seat in the Nov. 3 election.

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ELKHART — State Rep. Timothy Wesco is being challenged for his District 21 seat in this election, as Democrat Ryan Liedtky believes he has a chance at winning in the heavily Republican district.

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