State in the Midwest of the United States. It is the 38th largest by area and the 17th most populated of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the nineteenth state on December 11, 1816.Ballotpedia provides comprehensive coverage of elections in the 100 largest cities in the United States by population and the largest counties that overlap those cities.
This covers all municipal, county, judicial, school district and special district offices that appear on the ballot within those cities. Marion County operates under a consolidated government with Indianapolis. Ballotpedia did not cover any local elections in Indiana that year. There are no local government units in Indiana that offer an initiative process.
Most Indiana cities are designated as third-class and have a city council and a secretary-treasurer as part of their government. There are also second-class cities that have a population of more than 35,000 inhabitants, but no more than 600,000, which have a town hall and a secretary. In the US, the local governments of this state consist of 91 counties, 1571 cities, towns and villages, and 687 special districts. Among the 100 largest cities in Indiana, the city that is shrinking most rapidly is Gary, whose population has declined 33.3% since 2000.