Monroe County was the second stop Saturday for Pence and his Big Red Truck Tour. By Monday, the tour will have covered the entire state of Indiana, said Christy Denault, Mike Pence for Indiana communications director.
Media interest in the gender gap, the difference between percentages of males and females that vote for a particular candidate, is nothing new, but could just be relevant as ever.
In the week leading up to the elections, Monroe County Council president and Democratic candidate Geoff McKim and Republican candidate Skip Daley have sent out press releases detailing their plans for the coming term.
WHTR Indianapolis Channel 13 Eyewitness News anchors and reporters made their 10th stop of 11 since August in “Decision 2012 On the Road,” a program in which they traveled across central Indiana to talk to voters about issues that are important to them. For the most part, people are concerned about the economy and jobs, Eyewitness News anchor Andrea Morehead said.
Applicants competed for top spots in Bloomington’s semi-annual Arts Commission Arts Project Grant Program, funded by the city’s economic development office. Applicants’ projects were evaluated for artistic quality, community impact and organizational capacity.
The three Indiana gubernatorial candidates debated for the third and last time Thursday evening in Fort Wayne. DePauw University Executive Director of Media Relations Ken Owen served as moderator of the hour-long debate between Democratic candidate John Gregg, U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-6th District and Libertarian candidate Rupert Boneham.
Closer to home, the campaigns of 9th-District Congressional candidates Democrat Shelli Yoder and Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., aren’t spending anywhere near that amount. But there is a contrast in just how much each candidate brings in spending.
Democratic candidate Glenda Ritz and Republican incumbent State Superindenent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett participated in a public forum Wednesday night at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Republican state treasurer Richard Mourdock incited national attention in Tuesday’s U.S. Senate debate when he said he does not accept rape as an excuse for abortion.Even pregnancies from rape are the will of God, Mourdock said.
Hogan said the plan was passed by the Board of Commissioners in February 2012, allegedly disregard Monroe County Comprehensive Land Use Planing public input in the process. Hogan claimed that no ordinances have been passed with reference to the plan because “to do so prior to the election could prove disastrous to the incumbents.”
Statistics released by the Indiana Election Division show 477,427 individuals either registered to vote for the first time or updated their personal information between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30 of this year. Of that group, 159,958 were new registrations, and 317,469 were updates.