Under current maps, none of Indiana’s Congressional districts have switched parties since 2012. If that holds true in 2020, will it be a first? There’s not quite a “yes” or “no” answer.
We wrap up our exploration of the tools on the new version of the website with a look at the tools that help you research politicians and offices, including tools to see minority and women officeholders or rosters for every session of the General Assembly.
Part 2 of 3 explores a brand new feature, visualizations (charts and graphs), along with a newly rebuilt map system. Both serve to highlight the focus of graphical representation of data in the site’s relaunch.
Part 1 of 3 that explains how to use the new database tools on my website. This article covers filtering through election results, electoral vote records, length of tenure records, and legislative caucus elections.
After nearly four months of work, I’m happy to unveil a newly rebuilt version of this website. This new version better highlights articles, is built to be mobile friendly, and features completely rebuilt tools.
On July 24, Sen. Richard Lugar will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery, and at some point in the future Sen. Birch Bayh will be, as well. But the reasons why these Senate giants will be interred there might not be what you think, and there are a lot fewer Hoosier politicians buried there than you might expect.
The first black woman to hold any state office passed away recently with little media coverage. That would have been unimaginable when she blazed the trail a half-century ago.
Want to understand Senator Dick Lugar’s approach to government? Then study Mayor Dick Lugar. Here’s a look at fascinating local history that was forgotten in the wake of his national achievement.
Before Birch Bayh became a “modern day Founding Father” in the U.S. Senate, he served in the Indiana General Assembly. But there’s been virtually nothing written about his four terms there, until now.