Indiana Election Commission Republicans Push Voter Fraud Worries To Support Bill Tightening Election Rules By Brandon Smith • Apr 8, 2021 Mareea Thomas / WNIN Listen Listening... / 1:05 Republican lawmakers want to require an extra check of a voter’s identification on absentee ballot applications. Supporters say it’s about election security. Opponents argue it will unfairly cost some Hoosiers their vote. Indiana Vote-By-Mail Advocates Look Ahead To Continued Fight By Brandon Smith • Sep 24, 2020 Lauren Chapman / IPB News Listen Listening... / 4:00 Barring a last-minute curveball from the federal courts, Indiana will be one of only four states without expanded vote-by-mail for the 2020 general election, amid an ongoing pandemic. Barring a last-minute curveball from the federal courts, Indiana will be one of only four states without expanded vote-by-mail for the 2020 general election, amid an ongoing pandemic. Judge Denies Attempt To Force Indiana To Expand Vote-By-Mail By Brandon Smith • Aug 21, 2020 Justin Hicks / IPB News A federal judge won’t force Indiana to expand vote-by-mail for this fall’s election. State Approves First Voter-Verified Paper Trail For Electronic Voting Machines By Brandon Smith • Jul 30, 2019 The Indiana Election Commission recently approved the first paper backups for electronic voting machines. But it could take up to a decade before such equipment is available to every county that needs it. Challenge To Secretary of State Lawson's Candidacy Denied By Brandon Smith • Jul 17, 2018 Brandon Smith The Indiana Election Commission denied Tuesday a challenge to Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s eligibility in the upcoming election.