City-County Council becomes a real(ish) job
As the dust settled on a wild primary night in Indianapolis, one victorious candidate signaled a new direction for the City-County Council with members who could make it their full-time job.
Catch up fast: The council last year raised the annual salary for members to $31,075, up from a paltry $11,400, with the increase going into effect next year.
Primary election results: Carmel, Westfield mayoral races
Close races topped the ticket in Carmel and Westfield as voters considered who they want as their next mayor.
Why it matters: Both suburban cities are starting new eras this year, as longtime leaders retire.
Your guide to primary Election Day in Indianapolis
It's primary Election Day in Indiana, when Indianapolis and its suburbs will vote for city council and mayoral candidates, as well as whether to give more money to public schools.
Why it matters: If you wait until November, many contests will have been decided without your input.
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