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  • Incumbents lose in Elwood precinct races Four incumbent Democratic Party precinct committeemen in Elwood and Pipe Creek Township were defeated in Tuesday’s primary.

    May 9, 2014

  • Open Door complaint becomes moot point Action by the Madison County commissioners has made a citizen complaint filed with the Indiana Public Access Counselor a moot point.

    May 8, 2014

  • PRI - HB0507 - GOP - republican results - DK - 51.jpg Phipps: Absentee ballots played role in GOP primary

    Four of the candidates not backed by the Madison County Republican Party in Tuesday's primary believe the money spent by a local political action committee and absentee ballots affected the outcome.

    May 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • New district lines factor into council race Fresh off of a primary win for Madison County Council's District 3 seat, Democrat Fred Reese is looking for a win in the November general election.

    May 7, 2014

  • PRI - Election poll pixs JC 89a.JPG Tweets from the primary

    STORIFIED: Voters in Madison County turned out in small numbers Tuesday to cast their ballots in the primary election, setting the table for the November general election. Here's a look at what Herald Bulletin reporters encountered during the day.

    May 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • PRI - Election-Demo Bell.JPG Mellinger edges Bell by fewer than 50 votes

    Forty-eight votes. That's how many separated Democratic sheriff primary candidates Scott Mellinger and Maj. Brian Bell after all the votes were counted Tuesday. In a cycle with sparse election turnout at only about 16 percent, Mellinger, the former sheriff, edged Bell, the current No. 2 man at the Madison County Sheriff's Department. Madison County Commissioner Jeff Hardin, a third Democratic candidate, took 614 votes.

    May 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reese tops District 3 Democrats

    Fred Reese ran away with the votes in the County Council District 3 race, defeating Richard Symmes and Paul McLish handily Tuesday in the Democratic Party primary.

    May 6, 2014

  • Owens gets GOP nod for county commissioner

    Steffanie Owens won the Republican Party nomination Tuesday in the primary and will run in November's general election for a second term as Madison County commissioner.

    May 6, 2014

  • PRI - HB0507 - Commisioner, Recorder - republican results - DK - 20.jpg Two spots of tea for old-guard GOP

    When the dust settled on primary day, the Madison County Republican Party won in five of the seven races where it slated candidates.

    May 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Incumbent Brooks cruises to victory

    Incumbent Republican Susan Brooks turned back a primary challenge from David Stockdale, a tea party supported candidate, in the 5th Congressional District on Tuesday.

    May 6, 2014

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