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Election 2012

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  • Pence attracts pro-family planning demonstrators in Terre Haute

    Indiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence made a brief stop in Terre Haute today that attracted the attention of Planned Parenthood of Indiana supporters.

    May 8, 2012

  • Vermillion polls to receive an infusion of youth

    It’s an historic election day today in Vermillion County.

    May 8, 2012

  • Noisy Senate race not generating early voting

    Indiana’s hotly contested Republican Senate primary race has generated more than $12 million in campaign spending, including a record-topping $4 million in outside dollars.

    May 5, 2012

  • New independent poll shows Mourdock up 10 points on Lugar

    U.S. Sen. Richard G. Lugar’s iconic career of elected public service appears to be in great jeopardy.

    May 4, 2012

  • Sullivan County

    Sullivan County has few contested races at the local level, “but the ones that are [contested] should be fairly exciting,” said county Clerk Peggy Goodman.

    May 3, 2012

  • Parke County

    As the countdown to the primary continues, Parke County Clerk Diana Hazlett said preparations for the countywide election are going smoothly. An average of 10 to 20 absentee voters per day have been casting ballots in advance of election day, she said.

    May 3, 2012

  • Clay County

    The road to a Clay County Council seat could get a little bumpy this Primary Election, and that might just be the point.

    May 3, 2012

  • Greene County

    A race for three open, at-large seats on the Greene County Council has attracted the most candidates for the May 8 Primary Election.

    May 3, 2012

  • Vermillion County

    Vermillion County has some new faces on the primary ballots this year.

    May 3, 2012

  • Vigo County Council At-Large - Republican

    Diversity of background flavors the Republican ticket for Vigo County at-large seats this spring.
    Voters choosing the GOP ballot will select three of four primary candidates to face Democrat counterparts in the November General Election.

    May 3, 2012

  • Vigo County Council At-Large - Democrat

    There’s no apathy when it comes to Democrats hoping to be their party’s nominees for at-large seats on the Vigo County Council. The May 8 Primary Election will see eight candidates vying to be one of three top vote-getters who will face Republican opponents in the fall General Election.

    May 3, 2012

  • Vigo County Commissioner - Democrat

    A Rose-Hulman graduate in software engineering will square off against an incumbent commissioner seeking a fourth term for the Democrat nomination in the May 8 Primary Election.

    May 3, 2012

  • Vigo County Treasurer - Democrat

    The race for the Democrat nomination for treasurer of Vigo County pits a former county auditor against a current Terre Haute City Councilman.

    May 3, 2012

  • Vigo County Clerk - Democrat

    A Terre Haute minister and the outgoing Vigo County treasurer will square off in the Democratic May 8 Primary election for Vigo County clerk.

    May 3, 2012

  • Indiana House District 42 - Republican

    Three Republicans are on the ballot in the May 8 Primary Election for the nomination for the District 42 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives.

    May 3, 2012

  • Indiana House District 46 - Democrat

    Three Democrats are vying to be their party’s nominee for the District 46 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives.

    May 3, 2012

  • 8th Congressional District - Republican

    One of the most watched congressional Primary elections in Indiana and beyond will be the race between incumbent U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon and challenger Kristi Risk in the 8th District.


    May 3, 2012

  • 8th Congressional District - Democrat

    The Democratic Party leadership in Indiana’s 8th District hoped to avoid a costly primary fight this year by naming Dave Crooks as their 2012 candidate. However, that didn’t stop two other Democrats from entering the race, one from as far away as Brooklyn, NY.

    May 3, 2012

  • Race for the U.S. Senate - Republican

    Of all the words written about the showdown between U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar and State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, this headline from a recent news story may sum it up best: “Indiana’s GOP Senate Primary Will Be A Doozy.”

    May 3, 2012

  • All GOP, 5 Dems absent from forum

    Plenty of seats were available at Thursday night’s candidate forum.


    April 27, 2012

  • Vigo County tests voting machines for next month’s primary

    The mechanics of holding an election began Thursday, as election officials tested voting machines for the May 8 primary election.

    April 20, 2012

  • Wednesday’s Lugar-Mourdock debate fails to ignite passions

    The man who wants to knock off the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. Senate said he was hoping for a Lincoln-Douglas style debate on Wednesday night — the kind that brings sharp issues into critical focus and propels a little-known candidate toward fame.

    April 13, 2012

  • Friendly debate

    Voters who tuned in to the lone debate between longtime U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar and his tea party opponent, Richard Mourdock, may have been disappointed if they expected to see a heated battle.

    April 12, 2012

  • Lugar, Mourdock ready for lone Senate debate

    U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar and Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock are ready to square off in their lone debate before voters weigh their fate in May.

    April 11, 2012

  • Santorum GOP race 2012 .jpg BREAKING: Santorum suspends GOP presidential campaign

    Rick Santorum is suspending his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, clearing a path for Mitt Romney to become the nominee.

    April 10, 2012 1 Photo

  • Johnson U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson (R, Ill.) drops re-election bid

    Longtime Illinois Congressman Tim Johnson says he’s dropping his re-election campaign and plans to retire when his current term ends.

    April 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Bucshon, Risk set to debate tonight at VFW

    Republican candidates for the 8th District congressional seat are scheduled to debate in Terre Haute tonight.

    April 3, 2012

  • Deal allows Lugar to move Indiana voter registration

    Sen. Richard Lugar will switch his voter registration to his family farm in Indiana to resolve a dispute with local election officials who ruled he couldn’t vote using the address of an Indianapolis home he sold in 1977, according to a deal reached today.

    March 30, 2012

  • Lugar super PAC readies $100K attack in primary

    A super PAC supporting Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar is readying an attack against his Republican primary opponent.

    March 30, 2012

  • Questions being sought for Lugar-Mourdock debate

    Voters with question for the two Republican candidates for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat can submit them online ahead of the lone primary debate between Sen. Richard Lugar and state Treasurer Richard Mourdock.

    March 27, 2012

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