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Understanding Your Ballot

Tips and resources on how to research candidates, their records and platforms from America Amplified, IPB News, Women4Change and Side Effects Public Media. Read More

IPS School Board Voter Guide

Four seats are on the November ballot for the Indianapolis Public Schools' Board of School Commissioners, putting the district’s future in the hands of voters at a pivotal moment. Chalkbeat Indiana and WFYI asked candidates to respond to the biggest issues facing the district and how they would represent their constituents. READ MORE

Meet The Candidates For Indiana's 5th Congressional District

One of the most contentious races in the Indiana has been for the U.S. Congressional seat in
District 5. Republican Susan Brooks, who was first elected to the seat in 2012, did not seek re-election. WFYI’s Jill Sheridan spoke with Democrat Christina Hale, Republican Victoria Spartz and Libertarian Ken Tucker about issues including health care, insurance, the pandemic and calls for racial justice. READ MORE

Meet The 7th Congressional District Candidates

The race for Indiana’s 7th Congressional district, which includes most of Marion County and Indianapolis, has been relatively quiet. WFYI Government and Policy Reporter, Jill Sheridan spoke with incumbent Democrat André Carson and Republican Susan Marie Smith about issues including health care, pandemic response, racial justice and economic recovery. READ MORE
 

Election News Archive


November 2020


Hill Joins Other GOP AG's In Case Against Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Ball State University President Directs UPD To Increase Patrols Due To Post-Election Harassment Incidents On And Near Campus
Biden Wins White House, Vowing New Direction For Divided US
Biden, Trump Supporters Gather At Statehouse, Monument Circle
Reform Candidates Sweep IPS School Board Race In Expensive, Contentious Campaign
U.S. Sen. Todd Young Preaches Patience As Votes Counted Across Country
Victoria Spartz Wins A Hard Fought Victory
Republicans Expand Supermajority In Indiana House, Only Lose One Seat In Senate
Spartz Named Winner In Close Race For District 5
Vote Count Continues Thursday In Contentious IPS School Board Race
Most Of Indiana School Referendums See Success On Election Night
Trump Wins Indiana As It Stays In GOP Presidential Column
Gov. Eric Holcomb Wins Reelection Bid
Rokita Defeats Weinzapfel To Become Attorney General
Spartz Claims Victory But Hale Says Not So Fast
Carson Wins Indiana's 7th Congressional District
AP VoteCast: Indiana Voters Mixed On State Of Nation
Most Of Indiana School Referendums See Success On Election Night
Indiana 2020 Elections: What's Been Called And What Outcomes Are We Waiting On?
Republican Holcomb Wins Reelection As Indiana Governor
Calling A Race Is Tricky: How AP Does It
Some Voters Disenfranchised By Last Minute COVID-19 Diagnosis
AP VoteCast: Indiana Voters Sour On State Of Nation
GOP Attorney General Candidate Todd Rokita Has COVID-19
Here's How NPR Reports Election Results
Why It Might Take Longer Than Usual To Find Out Election Results
From 1800, A Lesson In Delayed Election Results
Voting Locations Implement Hand Sanitizer, Finger Sleeves To Ensure Voters Can Vote Safely
On Election Day, Patience A Necessary Virtue
What You Need To Know About Poll Watchers In Indiana
Why Is There So Much Money, Fighting In The IPS School Board Race?
Indiana's Spike In Early Voting Doesn't Necessarily Mean Record Turnout
Free Transportation Available On Election Day
Downtown Indianapolis Businesses Prep For Possible Unrest
Marion County Voters Hurry To Cast Their Votes Before Election Day
Four Years Later, Trump-Carrier Deal Doesn't Slow Offshoring As Some Had Hoped

October 2020


Holcomb Assures Hoosiers Voting In-Person Is Safe, Despite COVID-19 Surge
A Year After Massive Red For Ed Rally, Teachers Focus On Advocacy, Fighting Misinformation
Election Board OKs Lucas Oil Early Voting
Unreturned Mail-In Ballots Likely Won't Arrive On Time If Mailed Now
Meet The 7th Congressional District Candidates: Andre Carson And Susan Marie Smith
Local Musicians Play For Early Voters At City-County Building
Early Voting Hours Expand In Marion County
Indiana Governor Won't Back Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine
New In Power, Indiana House Leader Faces Tough Election Race
Rainwater, Myers On The Attack Against Holcomb In Second Guberatorial Debate
Indiana Governor Candidates Debating As Virus Troubles Grow
Only 4 Indiana School Districts Are Asking Voters For Referendum Funding In November Election
Racial Equity Now An Issue For Indiana School Board Candidates To Address
Group Critical Of IPS Forms PAC After Campaign Finance Violation
Attorney General Candidate Calls For Indiana To Legalize Pot
Hoosiers Voters Can't Ask State Courts To Keep Polls Open Longer If Problems Arise
US Court Backs Indiana's Limits On Voting Time Extensions
Indiana Governor Debates Can Have Impact, Despite So Many Early Voters
Long Lines At Voting Sites Can Pose Challenges For Seniors, Those Living With Disabilities
Here's Why You Should Care About School Board Races  Even If You Don't Have Kids
Record 1M-Plus Indiana Voters Requested Early Ballots
Vice President Mike Pence Votes Early In Indianapolis
Libertarian Donald Rainwater Announces Pick For Indiana's Education Secretary
Today Is The Deadline To Request A Mail-In Ballot For November Election
Why This Indiana Activist Works For The Immigrant Community
Meet The 5th Congressional District Candidates: Christina Hale, Victoria Spartz And Ken Tucker
Indianapolis Activist Works To Preserve Black Communities
Governor Candidates Clash Over Education, COVID-19, Guns In First Debate
BMV Extends Hours For Election Day
Young Voter Turnout Is Low. The Indiana Kids Election Aims To Change That
How A Childhood In Honduras Shaped This Indianapolis Activist
Indiana Clerk Refuses To Wear Mask While Administering Polls
Political Groups Give $200,000 To Some Candidates In IPS Board Race
UPDATE: Virus Worry Prompts Indiana Governor Debate Format Change
Young Woman Continues Social Protests In Indianapolis
Hundreds Attend Rally to Amplify Youth, Women's Voices
Opponent Of Pence's Brother Alleges Racist Threats, Gunfire
Indiana's Mail-In Ballot Request Deadline Is Thursday
McCormick On The 2020 Election: 'Public Education Is Definitely On The Ballot'
Provocative Conservative Display In Goshen Becomes Microcosm For Political Tension
Myers: Holcomb 'Frozen' In COVID-19 Spotlight After No Changes To Statewide Restrictions
Indiana's Gubernatorial Race Isn't A Sure Thing For Incumbent
Indiana Race Opens Up After Attorney General's Troubles
How Are Indiana Teachers And Students Talking About The Presidential Debates?
A Majority Of Indiana Voting Machines Vulnerable Without Paper Backups
Indiana Attorney General Candidates Split Over Virus Powers
Judge Temporarily Halts Effect Of Indiana Ballot Deadline Ruling
Appeals Court Denies Plea To Expand Indiana's Vote-By-Mail
Today Is The Last Day To Register To Vote For The 2020 General Election
GOP Candidate Gov. Eric Holcomb On COVID-19, Racial Inequity And Education
Democratic Candidate Dr. Woody Myers On COVID, Racial Inequity And Education
Libertarian Candidate Donald Rainwater On COVID, Racial Inequity And Education



September 2020


Indiana Must Count Mail-In Ballots Postmarked By Election Day, Rules Federal Judge
Vote-By-Mail Advocates Take Case To Federal Appeals Court
Indiana Vote-By-Mail Advocates Look Ahead To Continued Fight
One Week Until Indiana Voter Registration Deadline For Fall Election
Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen Stumps In Indiana
Indiana Worst In Nation For Decline In Young Voter Registration
Want To Know Where IPS School Board Candidates Stand? Check Our Voter Guide
Indiana Gubernatorial Candidates Outline Views On Abortion
Can I Vote By Mail? Here's What You Need To Know For Indiana's Elections
Marion County Voters Asked To Check Their Absentee Ballots
Hoosier Voters Can Sue To Extend Poll Hours On Election Day After Judge Halts Law
5th District Candidates Focus On Healthcare In Virtual Town Hall
Mask Discontent Could Snarl Indiana Governor's Reelection
IPS School Board Candidates Set Priorities In First Public Interview
Attorney General Candidates On AG Curtis Hill's Latest Vote-By-Mail Position
Indiana Democrats, GOP Send Out Unsolicited Absentee Ballot Applications
Democrat Gains GOP Backer In Indiana Attorney General Race
Southern Indiana Sheriff Jumps Political Parties To GOP
Indiana Voter Registration Deadline For 2020 Fall Election Is Oct. 5



August 2020


 
Your Guide To The November Election: How To Vote, How It Works And Pandemic Impact
Myers: State Superintendent Pick Would Emphasize Public Education Over Politics
Indiana Won't Allow Expanded Vote-By-Mail This Fall
Voting Locations Finalized For Marion County
The Loyalist: VP Pence Preserves Own Presidential Prospects
Indiana Group Asks Appeals Court For Broader Mail-In Voting
Indiana Education PAC Not Endorsing A Candidate In Race For Governor
IPS School Board Candidates File To Challenge Incumbents, Seek Open Seat In November Election
Judge Denies Attempt To Force Indiana To Expand Vote-By-Mail
Indiana Republicans Again Reject Any Expansion Of Vote-By-Mail
Here Are The 11 Reasons You're Allowed To Vote By Mail In Indiana



July 2020


Voter Advocates Sue Over Indiana's Absentee Ballot Deadline
Indiana Governor Urged To Expand Mail Voting During Pandemic
Expanded Vote-By-Mail Unlikely This Fall As Holcomb Resists
Notre Dame Withdraws From Hosting Presidential Debate Amid Virus Outbreak
Myers On School Reopenings: Leadership At State, Federal Levels 'Inadequate'
Indiana Attorney General Race Leans Republican; Hill Could Still Have Impact



June 2020


Black Candidates Push Race Debate Into GOP-Held Districts
Woody Myers Unveils Wide-Ranging Criminal Justice Reform Plan
University Of Notre Dame Still Plans To Host First Presidential Debate Despite Pandemic
You Asked What Role State Party Conventions Play In Indiana. Weve Got Answers.
Weinzapfel Is Democrats' Nominee For Attorney General
Indiana Democrats Prepare To Choose Attorney General Nominee
Only One Incumbent Lost In Indiana Primary Amid COVID-Altered Election
Expanded Vote-By-Mail Looks Unlikely For November Election
Indiana Democrats Broadcast State Convention Preview
Trump And Biden Win Indiana's Primary
GOP's Spartz, Democrat Hale Win Indiana's 5th District Bids



May 2020


Exec Gave $50K To Governor Ahead Of State Virus Testing Deal
Rokita Joins GOP Race For Attorney General, Calls Curtis Hill 'Wounded'
Myers On Adding Lawson To Governor Ticket: 'There Was A Sparkle'
Indiana GOP Convention Going Virtual, With Mail-In Voting
Ex-Rep. Rokita Might Join Race For Indiana Attorney General
Indiana Voters Shifting To Mail-In Ballots For Primary
14 Republicans Give Their Pitch At 5th Congressional District Primary Town Hall
Myers Names Former State Rep. Linda Lawson As Running Mate
Monday Is Indiana Primary Voter Registration Deadline



April 2020


The Voter Registration Deadline Is May 4. Here's What You Need To Vote In Indiana
Democratic Governor Candidate Woody Myers Says It's Too Soon For Businesses To Reopen
Myers Proposes Small Business Support Plan That's Short On Specifics
Harter Joins Republican Attorney General Race As Krupp Drops Out
Indiana Democrats Move 2020 State Convention Online
Here's How To Make Sure You're Ready To Vote By Mail In Indiana's Primary Election
State Hasn't Yet Created Online Vote-By-Mail Application Process



March 2020


Vote-By-Mail-Only Primary Election A Possibility For Indiana
Indiana Officials Considering Only Mail-In Vote For Primary
Indiana Officials Considering Delay Of May Primary Election
Indiana Primary Election Moving To June 2 Amid COVID-19 Concerns
Indiana Primary Election Shift Could Impact State Party Conventions  And Curtis Hill
Indiana Political Parties Want Vote-By-Mail For May Primary
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Woody Myers Unveils COVID-19 Proposals
Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Suspends Presidential Campaign



February 2020


Pew Research: Latinos Are Paying More Attention To This Election Than Previous Years
House Republicans Reject More Money For Voting Machine Needs
All IN Conversation: Evansville Issues & Ales, Health Care Costs And Surprise Billing
These Young Nevada Latino Voters Plan To Caucus And Challenge Misrepresentations
In Your Words: Health Care Is Too Expensive And Confusing
Survey: Americans Agree Health Care System Needs Fixing
Democrat Myers Says Indiana 'Ready For A Change' In Governor
A National Survey On Immigration Led Me To A Rural Iowa Town Changed By Immigrants
Buttigieg Gains Backing From Indianapolis Mayor
13th Republican Joins Campaign For US Rep. Brooks' Seat
Karen Pence Touts Trump's Reelection Bid With Indiana Filing
Owens Drops Out Of Gubernatorial Race; Myers Will Be Democratic Nominee



January 2020


Democrats Look To Capitalize On Municipal Wins Through Candidate Training
Indiana Governor Not Yet Backing Attorney General Challenger
Indiana Gov. Holcomb Keeps Padding Huge Campaign Cash Lead
Indiana FBI Focuses On Election Security
Democrat Eddie Melton Drops Out Of Indiana Governor's Race



December 2019


Voting Machine Funding Unlikely For 2020 Election
Democrat Jonathan Weinzapful Joins Race For Attorney General
GOP District Five Congressional Candidates Talk Immigration In Forum



November 2019


Attorney General Curtis Hill, Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, Launches Re-election Bid



October 2019


Democrats Tout Medicare Plans In Iowa, As Caucuses Near
Notre Dame Will Host First 2020 Presidential Debate
3rd Democrat Joining Indiana Governor's Race With GOP Backer
Sen. Eddie Melton Launches Democratic Bid For Governor
Republican Steve Braun Suspends 5th District Campaign
Buttigieg Tries To Woo Black Voters At Indianapolis NAACP Event



September 2019


Josh Owens, First Openly Gay Indiana Governor Candidate, Announces Bid



August 2019


Fighting Poverty Main Focus Of First Indianapolis Mayoral Debate
State Treasurer Joins Race For Indiana Congressional Seat
US Sen. Braun's Brother Seeking Indiana Congressional Seat
Tallian Becomes First Democrat To Announce Attorney General Bid
Democratic Mayoral Candidate Kicked Off Indiana City Ballot
State Rep. Karlee Macer Not Running For Governor



July 2019


Election 2020: Candidate Field Guide
Buttigieg, Harris Address Criticism In Remarks To National Urban League
Biden, Booker Among Presidential Candidates Who Address Urban League Conference In Indy
Pelosi Lays Out 2020 Goals, Celebrates Party Diversity At Young Democrats Convention
Buttigieg Issues Generational Call To Arms At Young Democrats Convention
Holcomb's Path To Re-election Likely An Easy One
Democrat Dee Thornton To Run For Open Seat In Indiana's Fifth District
Holcomb Officially Launches 2020 Re-election Campaign
Christina Hale Will Run For Congress In Indiana's 5th Congressional District
Christina Hale Announces Run For Congress
Myers Is First Democrat To Officially Announce Bid For Governor



June 2019


Jim Merritt Announces Plans To End Food Insecurity
Elizabeth Warren Campaigns On Green Jobs Plan In Elkhart
Melton To Explore Gubernatorial Run
Eddie Melton Announces Exploratory Look At Governor Bid



April 2019


Buttigieg Comes Home For Dyngus Day
'Mayor Pete' Joins 2020 Dem Race As Face Of New Generation
Democrat Mayor Pete Celebrates Raising $7 Million This Year



February 2019


Pete Buttigieg Launches Book With Event In South Bend
No 'Major Announcement' During Howard Schultz's Purdue Speech



January 2019


Pete Buttigieg Launches Exploratory Committee For Presidential Run
Could Dems' 2020 Nominee Be Someone Many Have Never Heard Of?
Muncie Mayor Tyler Not Running For Third Term
Holcomb Banks $4M 2 Years Ahead Of Indiana Re-Election Bid



December 2018


Buttigieg Won't Seek 3rd Term As South Bend Mayor, Fueling 2020 Speculation



March 2018


Buttigieg 2020: Grassroots Movement Hopes to Encourage Bid

 

 


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