The Herald Bulletin

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Election 2012

Election 2012
  • election 1.JPG Editorial: Take voting seriously today

    Hoosiers face tough and important choices for governor, county offices and school boards. The race for a U.S. Senate seat can decide the makeup between Republicans and Democrats. Madison County voters will have an important role in making those decisions.

    November 6, 2012 1 Photo

  • 1106_Mourdock1.jpg Senate candidates push into final leg of race

    Democrat Joe Donnelly and Republican Richard Mourdock are spending the final hours of their fierce race for a U.S. Senate seat touring the state telling voters almost the same thing: a message of “send me to Washington” if you want to break the partisan gridlock.

    November 5, 2012 2 Photos

  • 1106-news-Setting-up-the-polls-25a-crop.jpg Officials say voting machines functioning as intended

    Madison County voters might want to review their ballots after voting Tuesday. Just in case. An Anderson man reported a glitch when he tried to vote a straight Democratic ticket. But according to Madison County Clerk Darlene Likens, no complaint was ever made.

    November 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • 1026 news State Rep Forum 124a.jpg State representative candidates file pre-election finance reports

    Voters in Indiana districts 35 and 36 will pick their state representatives Tuesday. Here’s a look at the candidates’ pre-election campaign finances, as reported to the Indiana Election Division in October.

    November 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • donnelly_mourdock.jpg GOP looks for big wins in Indiana, but spoiler lurks

    Republicans working to move Indiana firmly back into the land of red states after its 2008 support of Democrat Barack Obama hope to have plenty to celebrate Tuesday, but a U.S. Senate seat that has been a lock for the GOP for nearly four decades could be the night's spoiler.

    November 5, 2012 1 Photo

  • Democrats try to capitalize on discontent in GOP in county council race

    One day to go.
    And the most contentious Madison County Council election in anyone’s memory will be over.

    November 5, 2012

  • elex_obama.jpg Endorsement: Obama has shown courage to address explosive issues

    Many of President Obama’s early supporters have grown disenchanted with his “audacity” to hope, the topic of his 2006 book. Yet he has managed to keep focus while wading through the mire of Washington politics.

    November 4, 2012 1 Photo

  • 1017 news forum hardin.jpg Commissioner candidates facing big issues

    Each incumbent Madison County Commissioner has a challenger this year and the north district has two.
    Whoever wins on Tuesday will be facing shrinking budgets, reduced personnel and an ongoing legal skirmish with the county council.

    November 3, 2012 2 Photos

  • Campaigns deploy volunteers to get out the vote

    Indiana candidates and their backers have spent millions to woo voters – including more than $28 million in the U.S. Senate race alone – but in the final days, some of the most valuable assets are the call-making, door-knocking volunteers who will help get out the vote.

    November 3, 2012

  • Candidate profiles

    Submitted profiles of candidates in contested races in Madison County in Tuesday's election, as published Sunday in The Herald Bulletin:

    November 3, 2012

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