The bill gives independents until December 31st to choose which party’s primary they want to vote in the following May. The first election it would affect would be in 2012.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has spent months fueling speculation that he’ll seek the Republican nomination for President in 2012. He made what may be his boldest statement this week in an interview with Politico. He told the D.C. news outlet that he would have the money and support to win the election, but his wife’s concerns may keep him out of the race.
P’Pool, a Republican, dropped by the Secretary of State’s office Wednesday to fill out his paperwork and pay the qualifying fee. So far, he is the only candidate to qualify for the office.Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway hasn’t qualified yet, but has announced his intentions to seek re-election.