Straight ticket allows voting for all members of one party with a single box on a ballot. A group of lawmakers is trying to end the practice for a second year.
In Monroe County, a mere 12.3 percent of voters went to the polls — a slight increase from 2011.
Monroe County Elections Supervisor Tressia Martin says more than 200 people have already voted since early voting opened in Bloomington on Monday.
Owensville, Indiana is dealing with high levels of nitrate in their water supply, and it may force them to drill an entirely new well.
Technical support for electronic poll books and increased staffing are the primary reason for the additional funding.
Pro-LGBT groups say they’re going to organize a voter registration drive as part of their push to obtain civil rights protections for the LGBT community.
Legislators could convene for a one-day session in June. Read more in our morning roundup.
When you go to the polls on election day, you can cast a ballot for all of the members of one political party, but that could change under proposed legislation.
For some, low voter turnout is cause for concern, but a political analyst says it doesn’t necessarily help either Republicans or Democrats.
Linda Robbins says a voter told her he received a false notification that his polling place had been moved.