A well connected Republican is the first to officially announce he wants to replace retiring Indiana Senator Dan Coats.
University of Evansville Political Science Professor Dr. Robert Dion gives his input on who might fill Senator Dan Coats' seat in 2016.
Senator Dan Coats announces he will not seek re-election in 2016. Coats says it is time to pass the torch to the new generation of politicians.
The deadline to enter the races was Friday at noon. Here are the candidates sworn in to run for Evansville City offices.
Evansville City Councilmember, Connie Robinson, has filed to keep her seat as 4th ward councilmember.
It's election year for the Evansville City Council. And today, another political new comer files for office.
The pool of candidates gets bigger today for Evansville City Council. David Reitz Ballard filed for the 4th Ward seat today.
State Representative Gail Riecken Will Run for Mayor
Newly named Evansville City Council President Dr. H. Dan Adams officially announces he will seek a third term.
Another name has been added to the list of candidates running for Kentucky governor.
A self-proclaimed 'non-politician' is entering the race for Kentucky's governor.
Alison Lundergan Grimes will run for re-election as Kentucky's secretary of state.
More candidates filling up the ballot for Evansville City Council. Political newcomer Alex Burton announced today he is running for an at-large seat.
Today, Republican J.D. Strouth files to run for Evansville City Clerk.
The brother of a late Evansville politician files paperwork to run for City Council.
Evansville City Councilman John Friend will not seek election this year to a third term on the council.
Another candidate for Evansville City Council files his paperwork today.
The wife of a current county politician is getting in the game.
Jonathan Weaver and Missy Mosby filed for re-election to Evansville City Council, and Laura Brown Windhorst also filed for re-election as City Clerk.
A political newcomer makes her candidacy for Evansville City Council official.
State Rep. Gail Riecken, D-Evansville, announced Jan. 10 that she will run for Mayor of Evansville in 2015. She sits down with Eyewitness News Lead Political Reporter Kayla Moody to talk about the upcoming campaign.
Riecken formally announced her candidacy Saturday morning at the C.K. Newsome Center.
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney may be ready to give it another go.
Kentucky's attorney general is seeking higher office.
A new candidate for Boonville mayor officially throws his hat into the ring.
Misty Hart files her candidacy for Evansville City Clerk.
Today was the first day to file for office, and the Vice President of the Better Business Bureau, Tom Bozikis, filed for Evansville City Council 1st Ward.
Mayor Lloyd Winnecke makes it official that he will run for another term.
Three recently elected officials are sworn-in to office almost four decades after sharing the stage at their high school graduation.
State Rep. Gail Riecken, D-Evansville, says she's still considering running for Evansville mayor. If she decides to run, she would likely face first term Republican Mayor Lloyd Winnecke.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence could run for governor and president in 2016.
All week we've been learning about people getting into the race for Evansville City Council At-Large, and today a fifth name is added to the ballot.
Both new and returning politicians in Henderson took the oath of office today.
Another candidate announces for Evansville City Council.
For years she's represented Evansville at the local and state level. Tonight we're learning Gail Riecken may make a run at being the city's next mayor.
Rick Santorum is making a return to the presidential campaign trail.
The ballot for Evansville's City Council at large is starting to fill up. Jack Schriber announcing that he is running for the position.
Charlie Wyatt announces tonight his candidacy for the Democratic nomination to be the next Boonville Mayor.
Another candidate throws his hat in the ring for Evansville City Council.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has announced his re-election campaign. He is currently in his first term in the Senate, and is looking for a second.
Two weeks after the election, Democrat Mike Frerichs is named the winner after his opponent concedes.
A new law enforcement leader coming to Gibson County. With 60% of the vote, Republican Timothy Bottoms defeats his democratic challenger Jeffrey Hill.
Senator Mitch McConnell is elected for a 6th term in the U.S. Senate. Alison Lundergan Grimes gave McConnell the fight of this political career. Both candidates congratulated each other in the expensive race.
The incumbent senator handily defeated Grimes in the general election.
Republicans fall short in their attempt to take control of the House for the first time in more than 90 years.
The final numbers are in for the 2014 mid-term and local elections.
Polling places across the commonwealth have been seeing a steady stream of voters all day.
The direction of the country for the next 2 years is also up to voters. Razor-thin margins in key races may bring some surprises by the time the polls close.
The latest polls show Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell pulling away from Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is separating himself from a candidate he says he never supported.