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Standing Room Only: Voting Rights and Wrongs: Minority Voting and Disenfranchisement

On Friday, September 16th ,The Mauer School of Law hosted a panel discussion on minority voting rights in America and Indiana. Panelists included Professor David Williams, a professor from Mauer and the Executive Director for the Center for Constitutional Democracy; Professor Luis Fuentes-Rowher, Professor at Mauer; and Indiana General Assembly Senator Greg Taylor. Professor Beth Cate also took part in the …

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Daily Local News – May 9, 2016

Indiana University student Drew Ash has announced he plans to run for State Legislature as an Independent in the November election; Indiana University has terminated Jacob’s School of Music professor Guo Ping Wang following allegations of sexual assault; The Bloomington Plan Commission was assured last week the long-time ice cream parlor, the Chocolate Moose, has a bright future; Each year …

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Ted Cruz Makes Stop in Bloomington Ahead of Indiana Primaries

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is scheduled to be speaking in Bloomington at the Wagon Wheel Market on South Walnut Street. An event schedule posted at Event Brite dot com indicated the speech would begin at 5:30. The stop comes just one day before Indiana’s primary election, during which Cruz is hoping to upset the Republican frontrunner, Donald Trump. Cruz …

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Daily Local News – April 20, 2016

The state of Indiana has seen a record turnout for early voting. According to the Tribune Star newspaper, sixty-thousand and thirty two ballots have been cast since April 5th; On Monday, the Bloomington Utilities Service Board approved partnering with a team from IU’s School of Environmental and Public Affairs on a large-scale water resource stud; Monroe County is considering a …

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Top Stories of 2015: A New Mayor in Town

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WFHB is counting down the 10 most significant stories of 2015 as they were reported by our team of more than a hundred citizen journalists. Number 7 on our countdown is “A New Mayor in Town.” All the top elected positions in Bloomington were up for grabs this year – elections were held to select the mayor and all nine …

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2015 ELECTION RESULTS: Bloomington and Ellettsville

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100% of precincts reporting     CITY OF BLOOMINGTON   Mayor John Hamilton (D): 77% John Turnbull (R): 23%   City Clerk Nicole Bolden (D): 100%   City Council District 1 Chris Sturbaum (D): 67% Dave Nakarado (L): 33% City Council District 2 Dorothy Granger (D): 100% City Council District 3 Allison Chopra (D): 72% Nelson Shaffer (R): 29% City …

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bloomingOUT – Hamilton and Turnbull – October 29, 2015

Tonight, we hear two interviews with host Ryne Shadday and Bloomington mayoral candidates Turnbull and Hamilton. Hosts Ryne Shadday and Jeff Poling Executive Producer Joe Crawford Producer Olivia Davidson Engineer Andrew Sims

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Low voter turnout for midterm election

According to Monroe County’s precinct turnout reports, scarcely more than 25% of registered Monroe County voters cast ballots in yesterday’s midterm elections, making this the lowest voter turnout in a midterm election since 1990. While many factors may have contributed to the low voter turnout, one factor that may have been particularly influential was the lack of big ticket ballot …

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Election Board Struggle With Complex Voter Laws

The Monroe County Election Board struggled with the complexities of election law May 16 as they decided whether to invalidate some ballots cast during the May 6 primary election. The Board met to consider provisional ballots, which voters cast when poll workers have questions about their eligibility to vote. In one case, County Clerk Linda Robbins said a homeless man …

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Today is first day of early voting!

Today is the first day to vote early in this year’s primary elections. Party representation on the ballots ranging from school board and townships offices to the state and federal level are up for election. Voters who want to cast their ballots before the formal primary election day, Tuesday, May 6, can do so on non-holiday weekdays and the last …

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