'Pretty unbelievable' voter turnout for Vigo County, Wabash Valley, Indiana
Republican Jon Ford of Terre Haute won a second term in the Indiana Senate on Tuesday with a victory over Democratic challenger Chris Gambill, a Terre Haute attorney.
While early-voting numbers on Saturday were down slightly from where they have been over the past week, area poll workers say they're encouraged by what they've seen leading up to Tuesday's mid-term election.
The mystery to a visiting European diplomat: How could the U.S. — and Vigo County — vote for two politically polar-opposite presidents without a major crisis to precipitate such a radical change?
The final U.S. Senate Republican primary debate will be at 7 p.m. today, with Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, and businessman Mike Braun. Watch the video here.
Inserted in Sunday's print edition of the newspaper and included in digital editions was a special tab section devoted to the 2018 primary election. It contains 14 stories over 16 pages and covers Vigo County's contested primary races on both Republican and Democrat ballots. There are also summaries of contested races in surrounding Indiana counties.
Every race on Vigo County's 2018 Indiana primary election ballot should resemble the competition for District 43 state representative.
Vicki Weger is trying to keep her Vigo County Council District 3 seat for the next four years, while political newcomers Michael Esau and David Hoopingarner are the other Democrats trying to replace her.
Long time Vigo County Assessor Debbie Lewis faces a Democrat primary challenge from someone she had planned to train for the job.Kevin Gardner is a private contractor for the office who is making his second bid to unseat Lewis.
A marketing and public relations consultant and a college public safety official are vying for the Democrat nomination for the District 1 seat on the Vigo County Council in the May 8 Primary Election.
The primary race for Vigo County Sheriff features two candidates on both the Democratic and Republican ballots.Current Sheriff Greg Ewing has reached his limit of two consecutive four-year terms, and he will be leaving office at the end of 2018.
It's been a strange primary season, as Republican candidates seek to try to attach themselves to President Donald Trump's popularity of seemingly all who consider themselves Republican, conservative or right-leaning.
Five Democrats are seeking the party’s nomination for the House of Representatives District 43 seat, which is being vacated by 22-year incumbent Clyde Kersey, who has decided to retire.
An Indiana State University political science student and Terre Haute’s city attorney are vying for the Republican nomination in the District 43 Indiana House of Representatives race.
A youthful newcomer and a previous Congressional candidate are challenging Rep. Larry Bucshon for the Republican nomination in Indiana's 8th District.
A Vigo County councilman and a retired locomotive engineer are vying for the Democrat nomination for Vigo County Commissioner, each saying they have lifelong connections to the county.
A businessman who served in the state legislature and two sitting congressmen are seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to run against incumbent Joe Donnelly, who is unopposed on the Democratic ballot.
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