Election 2024


GOP, Trump build on immigration fears to push voting restrictions in states

BY: - April 4, 2024

With polls showing unauthorized immigration as Republicans’ best issue for the fall, the GOP is looking to raise the alarm about voting by non-citizens and the undocumented. The multi-pronged effort has been advanced in congressional legislation, public statements by top election officials and U.S. senators, plans produced by grassroots activists, and posts on X by […]

Biden campaign, Jan. 6 officers decry Trump use of ‘political violence’ in post of video

BY: - April 3, 2024

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign this week called on voters to disavow violence as a viable part of this year’s campaign cycle, including comments made by his Republican opponent and former President Donald Trump. Former U.S. Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Officer Daniel Hodges and Biden-Harris Communications Director […]


Indiana Debate Commission releases tickets for final GOP debate

BY: - April 2, 2024

Six Republican gubernatorial hopefuls have one more chance to make their case at a final debate ahead of the May 7 primary.

Q+A: Taxes and the GOP candidates for governor

BY: - April 2, 2024

One would be hard-pressed to find someone who enjoys paying taxes but the dollars paid are meant to provide vital government services, such as infrastructure, public safety and health programs. In the latest round of questions for the six Republican candidates for governor, the Indiana Capital Chronicle asked U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, Brad Chambers, Lt. […]


Gubernatorial candidates pledge to continue China crackdown

BY: - April 1, 2024

As lawmakers pass new limits on Chinese land buys, sister-city agreements and pension investments, gubernatorial candidates invariably say they'll take a similarly frigid approach to China.

Braun campaign fined for campaign finance violations

BY: - March 29, 2024

The Federal Election Commission levied a hefty fine this week against U.S. Sen. Mike Braun’s campaign committee related to 2018 finance violations. The commission voted 6-0 to accept the agreement, which calls for a $159,000 fine. Forbes broke the news Friday afternoon, calling it the second-largest fine ever imposed on a senatorial campaign. Braun is […]


Q+A: Indiana’s GOP candidates for governor give their stances on education

BY: - March 29, 2024

Where do Indiana’s six Republican gubernatorial candidates stand on school choice, teacher pay, learning loss recovery, and the state’s push to better prepare graduates for the workforce? With a competitive primary just weeks away, the Indiana Capital Chronicle asked the six GOP hopefuls to weigh in. It’s part of four issue-based question-and-answers to be published […]

States rush to combat AI threat to elections

BY: - March 29, 2024

This year’s presidential election will be the first since generative AI — a form of artificial intelligence that can create new content, including images, audio, and video — became widely available. That’s raising fears that millions of voters could be deceived by a barrage of political deepfakes. But, while Congress has done little to address […]


Fearing political violence, more states ban firearms at polling places

BY: - March 28, 2024

Facing increased threats to election workers and superheated political rhetoric from former President Donald Trump and his supporters, more states are considering banning firearms at polling places and ballot drop boxes ahead of November’s presidential election. This month, New Mexico became the latest state to restrict guns where people vote or hand in ballots, joining […]

WISH-TV debate candidates spar in last appearance before early voting begins

BY: - March 27, 2024

The Republican contenders for governor quickly started attacking their opponents, with accusations of “selective hearing” and “revisionist history” thrown throughout a 90-minute debate Wednesday night. Questions submitted by the public to WISH-TV ran the gamut, from taxes and diversity to education and “outsider” status.  U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, Brad Chambers, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Eric […]


Gubernatorial candidates go on offense, highlight signature policies in second debate

BY: - March 26, 2024

Four GOP candidates for governor made time to call each other out while highlighting signature campaign planks during a Tuesday evening debate.

Q+A: GOP candidates for governor on the economy

BY: - March 25, 2024

With less than 50 days before polls close on the Hoosier State’s most competitive primary in decades, the Indiana Capital Chronicle will publish four issue-based question and answers with the six Republican candidates. The following four questions on the economy were distributed to: U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, Brad Chambers, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Eric Doden, […]