The Herald Bulletin

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Election 2012

Election 2012
  • Long keeps ACS board seat

    Tim Long retained his seat on the Anderson Community Schools Board, defeating challenger Virginia Chapman for South Position 1 on Tuesday.

    November 6, 2012

  • 1107 news Ritz 1 .jpg Ritz upsets Bennett in Indiana education chief race

    Democratic challenger Glenda Ritz pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday night, beating incumbent Republican Tony Bennett in the unexpectedly tight race for Indiana superintendent of public instruction.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • Editorial: Local voters were partisan, but took issues into account

    Tuesday’s election in Madison County, perhaps as much as anything, was another clear indication of the power of the local Democratic Party.

    November 6, 2012

  • 1017 news forum wagner.jpg Democrats win big in Madison County

    Democrats won the majority of races in Madison County, according to results from the county clerk's office, with ballots from all precincts counted.

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  • Richwine, Hardin re-elected in commissioner races

    Voters chose to maintain the status quo on the Madison County Board of Commissioners, returning North District Republican incumbent John Richwine and Middle District Democratic incumbent Jeff Hardin to office.

    November 6, 2012

  • 1107 news Election day at polls45a.jpg County sees steady turnout

    Barbara Hutton, Republican chair of the Madison County Election Board, said polls “quieted down” in the evening with just “run-of-the-mill” issues. But throughout the day, she said townships like Jackson and Monroe saw heavy turnout.

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  • GOP protecting its House majority from Democrats

    Hardly anybody likes Congress. Yet despite public disgust with the gridlock between lawmakers and President Barack Obama that has dominated the past two years, Republicans remain in position to continue controlling the House for the next two years, probably by about the same margin as now.

    November 6, 2012

  • Democrats lead all local races with 44 precincts reported

    Democrats are ahead in all local races with 44 of 112 precincts counted, according to the Madison County Clerk's office.

    November 6, 2012

  • AP: Romney wins Indiana

     Romney wins Indiana as state returns to GOP ways 4 years after Obama's surprising victory, according to the Associated Press.

    November 6, 2012

  • Democrats take early lead in local elections

    According to the Madison County Clerk's website, with 14 of 112 precincts counted, Democrats have the lead in nearly every contested race.

    November 6, 2012

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