Elections 2018


In WBOI’s interviews with the candidates for Indiana’s 3rd District House seat, both Republican incumbent Jim Banks and Democratic challenger Courtney Tritch agreed that health care is likely the most important issue for Indiana voters.

Election 2018: Health Care Is Huge Issue In Midwest

Nov 2, 2018
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Across the Midwest, health care has emerged as one of the year’s biggest campaign flash points — in races from U.S. Senate to state attorney general.

Ahead of Tuesday’s midterm election, WBOI’s Zach Bernard held conversations with both candidates running for the 3rd District House seat: incumbent Republican Rep. Jim Banks, and Democratic challenger Courtney Tritch.

What You Need To Know About Voting In Indiana

Oct 31, 2018
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  Hoosiers headed to the polls next week can vote from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday in an election that will decide a U.S. Senate seat, several statewide positions, many local-level races and a ballot proposal to amend the state constitution. 

Here's what you need to know before heading to the polls: 

Make sure you’re registered to vote in Indiana


The 2018 midterm elections are less than a week away. With so much time and focus dedicated to our own midterms, it is easy to ignore elections in other countries. What do they get right? How are their systems different from American politics? This week's panel discussion aims to answer those and other questions.