INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s political leaders announced Friday that they agreed to push back the state primary by nearly a month, to June 2, and to allow all voters to cast mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic.
GOSHEN — Absentee voting in-person for the 2020 presidential primary election will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, at Elkhart and Goshen absentee voting locations, according to Clerk of the Circuit Court Christopher Anderson.
ELKHART — The Elkhart County Election Board, Voter Registration, the Elkhart County Board of Commissioners and the Elkhart County Health Department plan to open a part-time Voter Registration Office in downtown Elkhart.
ELKHART — Local state lawmakers are among dozens in Indiana who received campaign support from the leaders of two virtual charter schools accused of taking millions of dollars in state funding despite, in some cases, having no online course activity.
INDIANAPOLIS — A prominent supporter of Indiana’s attorney general is arguing that a proposed suspension of his law license over allegations of drunkenly groping four women is excessive and that even the proposed punishment wouldn’t force him from office.
GOSHEN — Charles D. Mumaw has announced his candidacy for the state Senate seat for District 12. He is the only Democratic candidate who filed in the race before the deadline.
This story was updated to include names of candidates in some races mistakenly omitted because they filed with the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office in Indianapolis and were not yet recorded in the Elkhart County clerk's office.
INDIANAPOLIS — Democrat Josh Owens has dropped out of the race to be Indiana’s next governor, despite getting enough signatures to qualify, his campaign said on Wednesday.
ELKHART — With just over a week left to file in Indiana primary elections, it appears Elkhart County voters will not need to influence the November ballot much.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.