Voters head to the polls for the 2020 primary election today. In addition to president, governor, and U.S. representative, voters will also get to decide on a number of local races.Continue reading
The Starke County Government Mobile Food Program is anticipated to roll out on Tuesday, April 28.Continue reading
The Starke County Election Board members presented the consolidated polling sites for the June 2 Primary Election for review and approval by the Starke County Commissioners.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners briefly discussed a request to hire a full-time person for the Starke County Clerk’s Office.Continue reading
North Judson and Medaryville voters have a couple more chances to cast their ballots early, before Tuesday’s election.Continue reading
Early voting hours for North Judson’s General Election were finalized by the Starke County Election Board Thursday.Continue reading
Races are almost set for town elections in North Judson and Medaryville. Thursday was the filing deadline for towns that didn’t have a May primary.Continue reading
Early voting continues on the first floor of the Starke County Courthouse.Continue reading
The Starke County Clerk’s Office is working to address some perception issues, stemming from the fact that the county’s election clerk is also on next month’s ballot. Colleen Hodge is one of two Democrats running for Knox clerk-treasurer.Continue reading
A former Starke County auditor will be taking over as county treasurer. Kay Chaffins was selected during a Democratic Party caucus Thursday to fill the remainder of Kasey Clark’s term.Continue reading
A new Starke County treasurer will be selected during a Democratic Party caucus tonight. Kay Chaffins, Debbie Keiper and Tammie Taulbee are vying to fill the seat, according to the Starke County Clerk’s Office. The winner will replace Kasey Clark. She stepped down to take over as treasurer for the Knox Community School Corporation.Continue reading
The Starke County Republican Party has chosen a new District 4 Starke County Council member.Continue reading
With less than a week left for candidates to file to run in the May primary, many incumbents remain unopposed. As of Friday afternoon, the only local contested race was for Knox clerk-treasurer. Colleen Hodge and Cyndi Mann-Kidder are vying for the Democratic Party nomination, according to the Starke County Clerk’s Office. Incumbent Jeff Houston is not seeking another term.Continue reading
Three Democrats filed to run for office in the City of Knox on the first day of filing Wednesday. Mayor Dennis Estok and District 3 City Council Member Jeff V. Berg both filed for reelection, according to the Starke County Clerk’s Office, while Colleen A. Hodge filed to run for clerk-treasurer. Incumbent Jeff Houston is not seeking another term.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners reorganized during their first meeting of the year. Charlie Chesak was appointed as commission president, Kathy Norem was appointed Vice President while newly-elected Commissioner Bryan Cavendar was appointed secretary. County Attorney Marty Lucas was retained as counsel.Continue reading
Candidates wishing to file for office for this year’s Municipal Election cycle can do so in the county clerk’s office in Starke County and Pulaski County today.Continue reading
Candidates seeking city municipal offices in the 2019 Primary Municipal Election may begin filing procedures Wednesday, Jan. 9.Continue reading
Voters head to the polls today, but several Starke and Pulaski County residents have already cast their ballots. The Starke County Clerk’s Office reports that 1,795 voted early in-person. Another 232 Starke County residents voted by mail, while 35 voted by travel board.
There are still a few days remaining for voters to cast an early ballot in this year’s November General Election.
Steps are being taken to secure Starke County’s voting machines. Clerk Vicki Cooley told the rest of the election board Wednesday that plans are in the works to build a state-compliant secure storage room, within an existing storage area.