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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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ELKHART — Republican incumbent state Rep. Doug Miller is running for re-election in a race with Democratic challenger Aaron Mishler, an Elkhart City Councilman, for the District 48 House seat in the Nov. 3 election.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart County Health Department will not reintroduce COVID-19 restrictions at least until after Election Day. Not because the outbreak is not serious enough but because of the potential political consequences.

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GOSHEN — Republican state Sen. Blake Doriot is being challenged for his District 12 seat in this election, as retired businessman Charles Mumaw, a Democrat, runs for the Senate for the third time.

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INDIANAPOLIS — More than 1 million Indiana voters requested early ballots this fall amid worries about the coronavirus, a record number but still lower than officials initially projected.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb took on the conservative criticism over his coronavirus pandemic orders as he faced his two reelection challengers in a televised debate Tuesday night.

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ELKHART — Call it an October surprise; local Republicans and Democrats agree on one message this election season: Stop stealing yard signs.

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ELKHART — Though two candidates are running for the State Senate District 9 seat, one of them being the incumbent, the campaign is one of the quieter ones. None of the candidates responded to interview requests.

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GOSHEN — Since early voting began in Indiana last week, election officials in Elkhart County said turnout has been consistently brisk. 

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GOSHEN — Democratic nominee for Indiana attorney general Jonathan Weinzapfel stopped in Goshen on Wednesday afternoon to address a small crowd of local supporters at the Rogers Park Pavilion.

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GOSHEN — Democrats, in what has been long been a solidly Republican county, believe their influence has grown in recent years, and they have great expectations for 2020.

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ELKHART — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican representing District 2, is looking to win a fifth term in the House of Representatives on Nov. 3. Challenging her is Democrat and attorney Pat Hackett.

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ELKHART — Voters can get insight into Elkhart School Board candidates from contested races during a forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Elkhart County and the Elkhart County NAACP on Tuesday night.

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