July 2010

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Rokita Won’t Attend Ellettsville Debate Despite Talk With Sanders

By Stan Jastrzebski WFIU – Officials with Todd Rokita’s congressional campaign have confirmed the Secretary of State will not attend an August 10 debate in Ellettsville. But Rokita’s opponent in the 4th District race says declining the debate may contradict an earlier conversation between the two men.

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Sanders challenges Rokita to fulfill debate promise

WBAA – Two debates have been set up for the 4th District congressional race. The events will take place August 10th in Ellettsville and August 27th in Greenwood. But Democratic candidate David Sanders says the debates may occur without his Republican opponent.

Sanders challenging Rokita to debates

Sanders challenging Rokita to debates & schedules debates for August – LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Democratic candidate for Congress District Four is challenging his Republican opponent to a series of town hall forums and debates. But David Sanders said Todd Rokita has yet to respond to those requests. Sanders said he sent Rokita’s campaign a formal invitation in early June, but has heard nothing from Rokita or his staff. “A vibrant democracy requires informed voters.

Sanders schedules first debates in 4th District race

Journal and Courier – By DOROTHY SCHNEIDER – Democrat David Sanders is moving forward with debate plans in the 4th District congressional race, despite what he called a lack of response from Republican candidate Todd Rokita.

Candidates share redistricting ideas

by DOROTHY SCHNEIDER – Journal and Courier – When the subject of redistricting reform comes up, Jeris Eikenberry notices people usually start to laugh. “It’s gotten to be that everyone thinks the people doing it are just doing it for themselves and that’s how it’s going to be,” Eikenberry said. But the West Lafayette resident is optimistic that some real reform can be done when Indiana politicians redraw political boundaries next year. The General assembly is tasked with redistricting, using new U.S. Census data, in 2011.

Sanders, Rokita agree term limits not needed

Journal and Courier – Dorothy Schneider – At a stop in West Lafayette on Thursday, Secretary of State Todd Rokita also fielded questions about his Republican candidacy in the race for Indiana’s next 4th District congressman.

Sanders makes campaign stop in Frankfort

Frankfort Times – BY KEN HARTMAN – David Sanders cites one major point of division between himself and Todd Rokita, his opponent for a seat in the United States Congress.

Scientist seeking seat in Congress

Bedford Times-Mail – Scientist seeking seat in Congress – Democrat Sanders opposing Republican Rokita for Buyer’s District 4 seat – BY BOB BRIDGE (7/7/2010)…