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May 8, 2024

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Congressional primary victors emerge from crowded Indiana races

Three out of the state’s nine seats will have new faces after two GOP incumbents retired and another left to pursue a higher office.

May 8, 2024

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Only two Statehouse incumbents lose in Indiana's 2024 primary election

There were 116 state House and Senate incumbent lawmakers running for reelection in the 2024 primary — 75 percent of whom were unchallenged.

May 8, 2024

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Spartz fends off Republican rivals to win contentious Indiana congressional primary

Spartz faced eight challengers after she reversed a decision earlier this year to forgo reelection.

May 8, 2024

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Haley won 1 in 5 Indiana Republican voters in the presidential primary. She left the race in March

It's been two months since Nikki Haley dropped out of the Republican race, but the former U.N. ambassador and South Carolina governor is ringing up significant support in state primaries.

May 8, 2024

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Valerie McCray wins Democratic U.S. Senate primary, making Indiana history

McCray called her campaign “the little engine that could” — one that secured the primary victory on a shoestring budget.

May 8, 2024

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Here’s which Indiana school referendum passed in the primary election

Three of four referendums to increase local taxes for school districts passed in the primary election on Tuesday.

May 7, 2024

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Bruce Borders projected to win GOP nomination for House District 45

At 99% of precincts reporting, the incumbent had 38% of the vote while Kellie Streeter had 34.6%; a difference of just more than 300 votes.

May 7, 2024

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Thomas wins Democratic primary for commissioner’s seat

Incumbent Monroe County Commissioner Julie Thomas has won the Democratic nomination for the District 2 seat on the Board of Commissioners.

May 7, 2024

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Madeira wins Democratic primary for commissioner’s seat

Madeira beat incumbent Penny Githens and former Bloomington City Council member Steve Volan.

May 7, 2024

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Joe Van Deventer wins Republican primary for commissioner’s seat

Joe Van Deventer has won the Republican nomination for the District 3 seat on the Monroe County Board of Commissioners.

May 7, 2024

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Deckard, Henry, Munson win Dem nominations for at-large county council seats

Trent Deckard, David Henry and Cheryl Munson have won the Democratic nominations for three at-large county council seats up for election this year.

May 7, 2024

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Mike Braun wins crowded Indiana Republican gubernatorial primary

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) has won the Indiana's first competitive gubernatorial primary in two decades, according to the Associated Press.

May 7, 2024

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Two competitive statewide primaries on the ballot: GOP governor and Democratic U.S. Senate

The race for the Republican nomination for Indiana governor is the state's first competitive gubernatorial primary in two decades.

May 7, 2024

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Ukraine-born House member who opposed aiding her native country defends her seat in Indiana primary

Several competitive and expensive primary races will be decided Tuesday in Indiana's election.

May 7, 2024

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What do I need on Election Day? Indiana’s 2024 primary is May 7

Only 14 percent of Hoosiers voted in the 2022 May primary.

May 6, 2024

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Free election support hotline available to Indiana voters at 866-OUR-VOTE

Indiana voters who have questions about casting a ballot or encounter issues at the polls can call or text a free hotline to get answers and support at 866-OUR-VOTE.

May 3, 2024

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Indiana's 45th District: An interview with Jeff Ellington

Ellington will be running for District 45 for the second time after losing to Bruce Borders in 2022.

May 3, 2024

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Indiana's 45th District: An interview with Kellie Streeter

Kellie Streeter marks her entry into statewide politics by running for House District 45.

May 3, 2024

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Indiana's 45th District: An interview with Bruce Borders

Bruce Borders is the incumbent running for House District 45 against Jeff Ellington and Kellie Streeter.

May 3, 2024

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What to expect in Indiana’s presidential and state primaries

The race for the White House tops the ballot Tuesday in Indiana’s presidential and state primaries, but voters will also have to settle more competitive contests for governor, Congress and the state legislature.

May 1, 2024

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County clerk encourages Hoosier voters to turn out for May 7 primary

Hoosiers who are registered to vote can vote early in-person or on Election Day.

May 1, 2024

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Four Indiana schools propose referendums. Most of the revenue to attract, retain staff

Four Indiana school corporations have their own ballot measures up for primary voters next week.

April 25, 2024

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April 25 is the deadline to request a mail-in ballot for Indiana's 2024 primary

You can submit the application in person or via email, fax, or go online to IndianaVoters.com.

April 25, 2024

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Gay rights group calls for gubernatorial primary vote boycott

Indiana Equality dubbed all six Hoosiers running for the GOP nomination “pro-discrimination candidates” in a news release.

April 24, 2024

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Indiana teachers union's political committee endorses Jennifer McCormick for governor

The political arm of Indiana’s largest teachers union is putting its resources behind Democrat Jennifer McCormick in the race for governor.

April 23, 2024

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Five of six GOP gubernatorial candidates to meet Tuesday in final debate

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun will not be able to attend the debate because of Senate votes that begin Tuesday in Washington on aid packages for Ukraine and Israel.

April 23, 2024

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Indiana Supreme Court denies Rust rehearing on Senate candidacy

Previously, the justices stayed a lower court ruling that booted Rust from the ballot.

April 23, 2024

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Brown Co. school corporation urges residents to vote 'Yes' on referendum

In a presentation to community members Monday evening, superintendent Emily Tracy said that the 10-cent referendum passing is crucial to keeping talent within the county.

April 22, 2024

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Poll workers emphasize election confidence, customer service

Indiana needs thousands of poll workers to staff its more than 5,000 precincts, according to a January 2024 pamphlet from the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office.

April 22, 2024

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Gubernatorial candidate Eric Doden sees small towns as key for Indiana’s future

The gubernatorial candidate has focused on small towns, zero-cost adoption and more over his three-year campaign.

April 19, 2024

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GOP gubernatorial hopefuls talk Indiana’s dormant death penalty

Indiana’s death penalty law exists in name only. What would Indiana’s GOP candidates for governor do differently?

April 18, 2024

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Republican candidates for Monroe County commissioner talk housing, county projects

Republican candidates for the District 3 Monroe County commissioner seat are sharing their ideas on housing and other local issues.

April 17, 2024

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GOP governor candidates spend $35 million in most expensive primary in state history

Indiana’s six Republican candidates for governor have spent more than $35 million in the most expensive primary in state history, with $20 million of that total coming in just the last three months.

April 17, 2024

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Commissioners move toward higher pay for poll workers

The county commissioners unanimously voted Wednesday to amend the county code to increase election day poll workers’ pay ranges.

April 16, 2024

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Banks wants to bring 'proven fiscal and social conservative track record' to U.S. Senate

The former state senator said he has a “proven fiscal and social conservative track record.” He is unopposed in the Republican primary.

April 15, 2024

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Health background bolsters Braun gubernatorial campaign

Sitting U.S. Sen. Mike Braun has emerged as a frontrunner in the hotly contested race to succeed the term-limited Gov. Eric Holcomb, consistently leading his five competitors in polling.

April 15, 2024

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Governor hopeful Crouch fleshes out proposals on Tax Day; opponent calls out ‘lie’

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch shared specifics on her ‘Axe the Tax’ plan and additional ways she wants to save taxpayer dollars if elected to succeed term-limited Gov. Eric Holcomb.

April 15, 2024

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Both Democratic U.S. Senate candidates cite abortion rights as major impetus for their campaigns

The winner of the Democratic primary will face U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Columbia City) — who is unopposed in the Republican primary — and Libertarian Andrew Horning in this fall’s general election.

April 12, 2024

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Here's what Indiana's Republican gubernatorial candidates have to say about cannabis

More and more bills are filed each Indiana legislative session, by both Republicans and Democrats, to move towards some sort of cannabis legalization. But none of them have advanced.

April 12, 2024

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Doden gubernatorial proposal aims to freeze property taxes for seniors

A new gubernatorial proposal from hopeful Eric Doden takes aim at property taxes for senior Hoosiers, as unveiled in his most recent ad released on Thursday.

April 12, 2024

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Conservatism — social and fiscal — underpins Curtis Hill gubernatorial campaign

Former Attorney General Curtis Hill is one of six Republican candidate vying to succeed the term-limited Gov. Eric Holcomb.

April 11, 2024

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Here's what Indiana's Republican gubernatorial candidates have to say about abortion

Indiana was the first state to pass new abortion restrictions in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning 50 years of constitutional protections for abortion access in 2022.

April 10, 2024

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Here's what Indiana's Republican gubernatorial candidates have to say about energy, environment

Indiana recently released its initial plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with the help of a federal grant.

April 10, 2024

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Here's what Indiana's Republican gubernatorial candidates have to say about housing

A 2024 report shows Indiana has only 34 affordable and available rental units for every 100 extremely low-income households in the state.

April 10, 2024

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Indiana political centrist group's billboards urge Democratic voters to cast GOP primary ballots

Billboards from a political centrist group are urging Hoosier Democrats to vote in this year’s Republican primary.

April 9, 2024

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Here's what Indiana's Republican gubernatorial candidates have to say about education

Indiana has been a national leader for more than a decade in sending taxpayer dollars to help fund private school education through its school choice voucher program.

April 9, 2024

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Curtis Hill promises to ‘abolish’ DEI in classrooms, focus on ‘basics’ in education platform

Educating Hoosier kids on “basic fundamentals,” and removing “radical” diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives from classrooms are among the education policy goals released by Republican Indiana gubernatorial candidate Curtis Hill on Monday.

April 8, 2024

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Here's what Indiana's Republican gubernatorial candidates have to say about Medicaid

State spending on Indiana’s Medicaid program grew about 43 percent from the budget passed in 2021 to the one passed in 2023, prompting concern from some legislative leaders.

April 5, 2024

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Gubernatorial candidate Curtis Hill’s battery jury trial called off

Republican gubernatorial candidate Curtis Hill will no longer stand trial next week for the controversy that cost him his last elected office. That’s after a judge on Wednesday afternoon vacated jury proceedings in the civil battery lawsuit against him.

April 4, 2024

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Deadline to apply for mail-in ballot for Indiana's 2024 primary is April 25

There are about a dozen reasons Hoosiers can vote by mail.

April 4, 2024

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Q+A: Indiana’s GOP candidates for governor address environmental issues

The Indiana Capital Chronicle asked the six Republican candidates for governor — U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, Brad Chambers, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Eric Doden, former Attorney General Curtis Hill and Jamie Reitenour — where they stand on various environmental issues.

April 3, 2024

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Jennifer McCormick says Indiana ready for something different after 20 years of GOP control

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jennifer McCormick served a term as State Superintendent of Public Instruction as a Republican.

April 2, 2024

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One week left to register to vote in Indiana's 2024 primary election. Deadline is April 8

The deadline to register to vote in Indiana's 2024 primary election is April 8.

March 28, 2024

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Majority of GOP gubernatorial candidates in latest debate oppose new reading retention law

A majority of the Republican gubernatorial candidates on a debate stage Wednesday said they don’t support the new Indiana law that could hold back thousands of students who fail their third grade reading test.

March 27, 2024

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Republican gubernatorial candidates spar in primary's first televised debate

Attacks between some of the Republican candidates for governor sharpened Tuesday during the primary’s first televised debate.

March 25, 2024

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Two weeks left to register to vote in Indiana's 2024 primary election

You can register to vote in Indiana online, by mail or in-person.

March 25, 2024

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Q+A: GOP candidates for governor on the economy

With less than 50 days before polls close on the Hoosier State’s most competitive primary in decades, the Indiana Capital Chronicle will publish four issue-based question and answers with the six Republican candidates.

March 21, 2024

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Candidates for local, state office meet at Bloomington forum

Democratic candidates for state and local met for a forum targeted toward youth voters Wednesday night at The Comedy Attic in Bloomington.

March 15, 2024

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Monroe County voter registration closed on eclipse day; when, where to register

Monroe County will allow in-person voter registration until noon the day after the statewide registration deadline for the May primary.

March 15, 2024

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Holcomb hasn't decided on endorsement in governor's race, wants to hear more details from candidates

Holcomb is term-limited from another four years as governor. This year’s campaign features six Republican candidates.

March 12, 2024

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Republican gubernatorial candidates spar in first formal debate of campaign

Most of Indiana’s six Republican candidates for governor weren’t shy about attacking each other Monday during the campaign’s first formal debate.

March 5, 2024

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An Indiana county hires yet another election supervisor, hoping she'll stay

A county in Indiana has lost its top election official nearly every other month since its longtime supervisor resigned over a vote-counting mistake in the 2022 election.

March 4, 2024

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Donald Rainwater to lead Indiana Libertarian ticket as party chooses its 2024 nominees

The Indiana Libertarian Party chose its 2024 nominees for governor, lieutenant governor and U.S. Senate this weekend — and the ticket includes some familiar names.

February 27, 2024

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State election board, Indiana Supreme Court rule against John Rust, removing him from ballot

The Indiana Supreme Court also ruled against Rust Tuesday, reversing a lower court decision that would have kept Rust on the ballot.

February 23, 2024

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Why rural voters continue to bet on Donald Trump

With Republican primaries taking place nationwide, we set out to talk with experts and some voters about why one name – Trump – is the choice of so many in rural Indiana.

February 20, 2024

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Jeff Hall running for Monroe County coroner

Jeff Hall has filed to run for Monroe County coroner this year.

February 19, 2024

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Monroe County Dems select dates for District 5 candidate forum, caucus

The selected candidate will fill a vacancy left by Shruti Rana, who took office in January but resigned this month.

February 12, 2024

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Brianne Gregory selected as new county auditor

Gregory was selected during an uncontested Democratic party vacancy caucus Saturday. She will now run as the incumbent auditor in the May primary. 

February 12, 2024

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Monroe County Clerk hires new election supervisor, chief deputy

Monroe County Clerk Nicole Browne has hired Kylie Moreland as election supervisor and Laura Wert as chief deputy clerk.

February 12, 2024

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John Rust's place on U.S. Senate GOP primary ballot in Indiana Supreme Court's hands after hearing

Whether southern Indiana farmer John Rust will appear on the U.S. Senate Republican primary ballot this spring is now in the hands of the Indiana Supreme Court.

February 12, 2024

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Filing deadline passes: Six gubernatorial hopefuls to appear on GOP ballots

Candidates for the state Legislature and Congress also officially filed for the May primary election.

February 5, 2024

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Victoria Spartz will run for Congress again and joins crowded field of Republicans

U.S. Representative Victoria Spartz (R-IN) has reversed her decision not to run for another term in Congress.

February 2, 2024

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Matt Caldie running for at-large county council seat

Bloomington resident Matt Caldie is running for an at-large seat on the Monroe County Council this year.

February 1, 2024

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Julie Thomas seeking reelection to Board of Commissioners

Monroe County Commissioner Julie Thomas (D) is seeking reelection to the District 2 seat on the Board of Commissioners this year.

February 1, 2024

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County Commissioner Penny Githens running for reelection

Monroe County Commissioner Penny Githens is seeking reelection to the District 3 seat on the Board of Commissioners this year.

February 1, 2024

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Election supervisor vacancy prompts letter from League of Women Voters

The local League of Women Voters chapter says it's concerned by Monroe County's current lack of an election supervisor.

January 24, 2024

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Christine Talley Haseman running for reelection as circuit court judge

Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Christine Talley Haseman is running for reelection this year.

January 22, 2024

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Darcie Fawcett running for reelection as circuit court judge

Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Darcie Fawcett (D) is running for reelection this year.

January 22, 2024

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Cheryl Munson running for reelection to county council

At-large Monroe County Council member Cheryl Munson (D) is running for reelection this year.

January 22, 2024

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Paul White running for county commissioner

Monroe County resident Paul White, Sr., (R) is running for the District 3 seat on the county board of commissioners.

January 22, 2024

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Catherine Smith selected as new county treasurer through caucus

Now-former Monroe County auditor Catherine Smith (D) was selected as the new county treasurer through a Democratic caucus held Saturday.

January 19, 2024

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Catherine Stafford running for reelection as circuit court judge

Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Catherine Stafford is running for reelection this year.

January 19, 2024

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Trohn Enright-Randolph running for reelection as county surveyor

Monroe County Surveyor Trohn Enright-Randolph (D) is running for reelection this year.

January 16, 2024

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What comes next after Rana’s resignation from city council?

Residents of Bloomington’s fifth district won’t be represented by the person they elected last year to serve on the city council — and a replacement won’t be selected until next month, at the earliest.

January 16, 2024

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County Auditor Catherine Smith running for county treasurer

Monroe County Auditor Catherine Smith is running for county treasurer this year.

January 11, 2024

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Trent Deckard running for reelection to Monroe County Council

Monroe County Council member Trent Deckard is running for reelection as an at-large council member.

January 11, 2024

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Former city council member Steve Volan running for commissioner seat

Former Bloomington City Council member Steve Volan is running for the District 3 seat on the board of county commissioners this year.

January 11, 2024

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Dem Party Chair David Henry running for at-large county council seat

Monroe County Democratic Party Chair David Henry is running for one of three at-large county council seats up for election this year.

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