- Election 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Submitted profiles of candidates in contested races in Madison County in Tuesday's election, as published Sunday in The Herald Bulletin:
- More Election 2012 Headlines
- Editorial: Take voting seriously today