A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Gary Common Council after it allegedly failed to establish new election district lines by the Dec. 31 deadline.
‘I’ve been told I couldn’t vote’: Hoosiers with felony records, pretrial detainees still eligible to cast ballots
In the United States, an estimated 4.6 million Americans are ineligible to vote due to a felony conviction, according to a 2022 voting rights study conducted by The Sentencing Project. That’s equal to one out of every 50 American adults.Read More
Paper trail: Indiana’s push to create a paper backup for electronic voting machines drawing opposition
Groups that advocate for paper ballots and verifiable paper trails lobbied against the bill, HEA 1116, that calls for Indiana touch-screen voting machines to be retrofitted with devices that produce a paper printout.Read More
Attorneys in Statehouse work long hours to meet demands of lawyering, legislating
Many legal professionals see the enormous difficulty in running a successful law practice while being an effective legislator as the primary reason why more attorneys are not filling the seats in the Indiana House and Senate.Read More
Proposed redistricted maps have ‘extreme levels of partisan bias,’ but overturning them will be difficult
Indiana’s new legislative and congressional maps will likely be on their way to getting the governor’s signature by Oct. 1, and many may be wondering what comes next.Read More
Hoosiers convicted of felony vote fraud offenses wouldn’t be able to cast a ballot for 10 years under a bill passed 6-4 by the Indiana House Committee on Elections and Apportionment on Wednesday.
Third District Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Banks does want stronger anti-abortion laws but said he doesn’t believe measures banning travel from Indiana to abortion access states like Illinois is the answer.
A failed Republican candidate who authorities said was angry over his defeat and made baseless claims the election last November was “rigged” against him was arrested in connection with a series of drive-by shootings targeting the homes of Democratic lawmakers in New Mexico’s largest city.
Northeast Indiana Congressman Jim Banks jumped into the 2024 race for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday — becoming the first candidate in what is expected to be a crowded Republican field.
The Indiana Election Commission has found Tippecanoe County officials violated state and federal voter registration laws but noted there is no evidence any individual was prevented from participating in an election as a result.
States routinely make adjustments in their voting laws — some subtle, some dramatic. But experts have never seen an explosion of legislation like that which followed the 2020 presidential election.
The Jan. 6 committee’s final report asserts that former President Donald Trump criminally engaged in a “multi-part conspiracy” to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election and failed to act to stop his supporters from attacking the Capitol.
An 800-page report set to be released Thursday will conclude that then-President Donald Trump criminally plotted to overturn his 2020 election defeat and “provoked his supporters to violence” at the Capitol with claims of widespread voter fraud.
The House Jan. 6 committee on Monday urged the Justice Department to consider prosecuting Donald Trump for four different crimes.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is entering his final two years in office, with several candidates already lining up to take over his Statehouse desk as term limits prevent him from seeking reelection again.
The three Republican candidates already lining up to become Indiana’s next governor in 2024 are setting up what is expected to be a fierce battle for votes and campaign cash in a hotly contested GOP primary.
Surrounded by 70 of his friends, family members, donors and supporters, U.S. Sen. Mike Braun kicked off his 2024 gubernatorial bid on Monday at Prime 47 steakhouse in downtown Indianapolis.
At least six U.S. Supreme Court justices sounded skeptical of making a broad ruling that would leave state legislatures virtually unchecked when making rules for elections for Congress and the presidency.
Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and his allies.
The Supreme Court is about to confront a new elections case, a Republican-led challenge asking the justices for a novel ruling that could significantly increase the power of state lawmakers over elections for Congress and the presidency.
Wells County Prosecutor Andrew John Carnall has been publicly reprimanded after he improperly engaged with law enforcement during an incident involving his son this past summer.
The Westfield City Council on Monday night voted to impose term limits on elected city officials despite concerns from some councilors that the decision could result in lawsuits being filed against the city.