Some states require voter signatures, some charge a filing fee. Indiana only requires signatures, but it lies on the more restrictive side of that spectrum.
The Indiana Election Commission will hold a Challenge Hearing Friday in which all challenges for state and national seat ballot appearances are on the agenda.
The deadline to get on the ballot for the Indiana presidential primary election is today at noon, but most of the major candidates have already applied.
Indiana lawmakers will meet Tuesday For Organization Day, which is used as the ceremonial opening to the legislative session.
Yoder won the Democratic nomination in 2012, but lost to Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind. District 9, who is now vacating the seat to run for U.S. Senate.
At an event today, former U.S. Senator and Indiana governor Evan Bayh said he has not decided whether he will re-enter politics.
Governor Daniels says Indianapolis would likely lose money if it hosted a political convention in four years.