It’s been nearly three decades since Hoosiers elected a Democrat Secretary of State.
The Senate committee's approval comes despite objections from Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s office.
At issue is how the election division in Secretary of State Connie Lawson's office allows local officials to remove voters from their rolls.
Mitchell says her plans for a second term would include what she calls a “fiscally conservative approach” to state investments and protecting taxpayer dollars.
Connie Lawson met with community members in Bloomington Tuesday for a briefing on how to recognize and avoid investment fraud.
The legal action was brought on behalf of Indiana’s NAACP and the League of Women Voters.
Voter advocacy groups want to stop Secretary of State Connie Lawson from sharing voter information with President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission.
The resolution says the National Association of Secretaries of State is committed to ensuring election security.
Lawson, a Republican, replaces Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill, a Democrat.
The annual conference attracted more attention this year, in part because of the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.