INDIANAPOLIS — House Republicans released new proposed district lines Tuesday before next week’s confirmation vote but didn’t comment on changes or discuss their mapping process.
ELECTION 2020 RESULTS
Madison County election results will be reported at heraldbulletin.com tonight based on unofficial vote totals from the county clerk's office. Statewide, congressional district and presidential election results will be reported and winners declared by The Associated Press. Below are live results from Madison County and do not include state or national totals:
Just minutes after 2 1/2 hours of testimony criticizing the Republican redistricting process, activists learned that leaders didn’t plan to consider one of citizens' major demands: public, statewide hearings after the publication of new district lines.
Republicans in the Indiana Legislature are displaying a stunning lack of transparency when it comes to district maps, which is leading to cynicism about what the maps will ultimately look like, two Madison County legislators told residents Saturday.
Jay Kenworthy of Indiana Sen. Todd Young’s staff said Tuesday that Young will not sign onto the certification letter to block the election of Democrat Joe Biden as president.
U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., joined 10 other senators in a vow to object to the Electoral College vote this week unless a commission is formed to audit election results from several disputed states.
After any election, the losing party normally does some soul searching, but in the case of last week’s presidential contest, some local voters who cast ballots for President Donald Trump feel that the problems resided with the man and not the message.
Local women leaders say the election of Kamala Harris as vice president-elect has broken through the ceiling for women to hold high elective office.
Madison County voters expressed a mixture of relief, elation and resolve Saturday in reacting to the news that Joe Biden is projected to become the nation’s 46th president.
Shortly after Joe Biden was projected as the winner of Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes – a total which gave him enough to unseat President Donald Trump – local party leaders in Madison County struck a conciliatory tone in reflecting on what the result means going forward.
Republicans won big this week as election results rolled in, growing their supermajority in the Indiana statehouse and winning every statewide office on the ballot.
After many Madison County voters waited in line for more than two hours, and some waited as long as six hours, Tuesday on Election Day, support for implementation by 2022 of vote centers is growing.
The 2020 presidential election saw millions of new voters, historic turnout and a razor-thin margin, which means it could still be some time before we know who won.
A shortage of voting machines led to hours-long waits for most Madison County voters and possibly related cases of COVID-19 in the weeks ahead, according to health officials.
Victoria Spartz was declared the winner of the 5th Congressional District race Wednesday night by The Associated Press.
Elizabeth Rowray, the new state representative in District 35, said one of her top priorities when the 2021 legislative session opens in January will be to investigate opportunities for the state government to support attracting jobs to the area.
As vote counting in several battleground states across the country continued Wednesday, the electoral uncertainty of the presidential race was weighing on the minds of local residents, many of whom spent hours the previous day waiting to cast their ballots.
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