Local Government and Elections

Qaddoura Statement on Potential Voter Fraud Committed by Diego Morales

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Indianapolis Star reported that Diego Morales potentially committed voter fraud by voting in Hendricks County in 2018 despite living in Marion County and claiming a homestead deduction in Marion County. State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis), a member of the Senate Elections Committee, made the [...]

2022-11-03T15:20:55-04:00November 3rd, 2022|

Ford Statement on Amended HB 1116

INDIANAPOLIS — Today, the Senate Elections Committee adopted an amendment to House Bill (HB) 1116 to eliminate new restrictions on absentee mail-in voting that the House-passed bill would have created. Previously, the legislation would have required individuals to attest that they wouldn’t be able to [...]

2022-02-14T11:31:01-05:00February 14th, 2022|

Griffin Sworn In As New District 1 Senator

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, former Highland Clerk-Treasurer Michael Griffin (D-Highland) was officially sworn in as State Senator for District 1. Senator Griffin is set to serve the remainder of former State Senator Frank Mrvan’s term after his retirement in January. Senator Griffin released the following statement: “Today, [...]

2022-02-09T15:36:59-05:00February 7th, 2022|

Lanane Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election

INDIANAPOLIS — After 24 years of service, State Senator Tim Lanane (D - Anderson) has announced that he will not seek re-election to the Indiana Senate in 2022. Lanane was first elected in 1998 and has been successfully re-elected to five additional terms. During his [...]

2021-11-08T13:32:07-05:00November 8th, 2021|

Melton Responds to Supermajority Approving Egregiously Drawn District Maps

INDIANAPOLIS—On Friday, the redistricting proposal, House Bill 158, was approved out of the Senate with a vote of 36-12. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement following the Senate’s adoption of the gerrymandered district maps: “The redistricting process that we just [...]

2021-10-01T15:29:31-04:00October 1st, 2021|
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