2019 Elections

Sharon Tucker For Council; Michelle Chambers For City Council; Dave Rosenthal, Side Effects Public Media

While the October News Roundup will focus on expanding stories we aired during the month of October, we began our program with a deep dive into the results of the 2019 municipal election. Held on Nov. 5, the day before our roundup aired, we looked at Fort Wayne races and a number of races in the area's largest municipalities.

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Four of the 10 school districts with measures on the ballot failed to receive voter approval for school funding tax increases Tuesday night.

Zach Bernard/WBOI News

Fort Wayne’s City Council will see an increased Democratic presence over the next four years.

Democratic incumbent Tom Henry will serve another four years as Fort Wayne's mayor, earning a resounding 61% of the vote over Republican challenger Tim Smith.

Rebecca Green / Northeast Indiana Public Radio/WBOI

 

It is municipal election day in northeast Indiana. For candidates who have been trying to get voters to the polls since the primary and the start of early voting, every ballot cast makes a big difference. Historically one in four registered voters turnout for Fort Wayne city elections. 

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