Here is Your Indiana Government, a biennial publication of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is an excellent resource for learning about Indiana’s government. It contains:
- Descriptions and contact information for the various government offices throughout the state.
- An explanation of how the voting process works.
- An explanation of how the legislative process works.
- Links for where to find the U.S. Senators, U.S. Representatives, State Executives, and Indiana General Assembly members currently in office.
- A list of all Presidents and Presidential Nominees from Indiana.
- A list of all Indiana Governors from 1816 to present.
- Facts about Indiana.
- Constitution of Indiana.
- A glossary of terms.
To learn more about voting in Floyd County, please visit the Floyd County Clerk’s website! Here, you will find information about where to vote and information about the current candidates.
If you are interested in learning about Indiana’s political history, visit the Indiana History Room for these and other resources:
- The Hoosier Politician: Office Holding and Political Culture in Indiana, 1896-1920 by Philip R. VanderMeer
- Sherman Minton: New Deal Senator, Cold War Justice by Linda C. Gugin and James E. St. Clair
- William Henry Harrison: A Political Biography by Dorothy Burne Goebel
- The Governors of Indiana: A Biographical Directory by Linda C. Gugin and James E. St. Clair
- A Bibliography of the Laws of Indiana, 1788-1927: Beginning with the Northwest Territory by John G. Rauch
- Indiana’s Favorite Sons, 1840-1940 by Ralph D. Gray