Steve Hogan says the fact that Knott voted in the 2011 Democratic primary election voids him from holding Republican office this term.
Both Columbus Republican Kristen Brown and Democrat Priscilla Scalf garnered more than 60-percent of their party’s votes.
As Kruzan clinched the democratic primary Tuesday night, so too, did some familiar faces in city council.
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan and his Democratic primary challenger John Hamilton squared off in a debate Thursday night.
A candidate has proposed an initiative that he thinks will help communication between the council and its constituents.
Local educators are concerned about a bill being considered by the Indiana State Senate requiring local school board nominees to declare a party affiliation.
While primaries used to allow voters to decide who would run in November, having two elections for one race may discourage voter participation.