NRA, Club for Growth Blast Lugar in Series of Ads

The National Rifle Association and the Club for Growth have launched a series of radio, television and online ads attacking U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar, R-In, in order to support his Tea Party challenger, Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock, in the upcoming Republican primary. For months, the six-term lawmaker has been dogged by residency questions while fending […]

Indiana Primary Registration Deadline Is Monday

Monday is the deadline for Indiana residents to register or update their registrations to vote in next month’s primary election. Secretary of State Connie Lawson says there are many ways to get signed up, including an online option. “If a voter wanted to go to, they’ll see a wealth of information that’s driven by […]

NRA Endorses Young for Re-Election

The National Rifle Association has endorsed Congressman Todd Young, R-In., in his re-election bid. The group’s Political Victory Fund notified Young of the endorsement on Thursday, saying the freshman lawmaker has a “solid and consistent voting record” and an A-rating from gun rights advocates. NRA leaders also praised Young for co-sponsoring the National Right to […]

Today Is Primary Election Day In Indiana

Turnout is expected to be low in many areas today as Indiana voters go to the polls to select nominees for municipal offices. There are contested races in the Democratic primaries for mayor of Jeffersonville and New Albany. Several council seats are up for election in Jeffersonville and Clarksville. The Democratic challenger to Republican Indianapolis […]

Young Wins Close GOP Primary

By Rick  Howlett/Gabe Bullard Orange County deputy prosecutor Todd Young held off a strong showing by Columbus real estate investor Travis Hankins to win the Republican primary for Indiana’s 9th District U.S. House seat, according Associated Press returns. With all but one precinct reporting, Young had 34 percent of the vote, Hankins had 32 percent, […]

Floyd County Clerk Sees Drastically Lower Voter Turnout

by Stephanie Crosby Despite contested races in the ninth congressional district and a statewide Republican U.S. Senate contest in Indiana, the Floyd County clerk says officials are seeing surprisingly low voter turnout in absentee and early voting. Indiana’s primary election is tomorrow. Linda Moeller says even though the political climate in the nation’s capital is […]

Indiana Primary is Tuesday

by Stephanie Crosby Indiana holds its primary election Tuesday. Secretary of State spokesperson Jim Gavin says his office doesn’t make predictions on voter turnout, but judging by requests for absentee ballots, interest seems to be high. Indiana has what some call an open primary, which means voters can choose the Democratic or Republican ballot when they show up […]