Primary Election 2018

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.