What of those who have already voted?” GOP Lawyer: “Maybe those votes should be discarded.”

CROWN POINT | Early in-person voting continued another day Monday while a judge toured Gary, Hammond and East Chicago satellite voting locations and heard hours of testimony and arguments on whether they are legal and fair.

Lake County Superior Court Judge Diane Kavadias-Schneider promised to rule either today or early Wednesday, but acknowledged the court battle over satellite voting centers likely will be taken up by a higher court regardless of her decision.

Kavadias-Schneider visited the Gary, Hammond and East Chicago courthouses where lines of voters were casting ballots for the Nov. 4 presidential, state and local elections and questioned county elections board Director Sally LaSota about the process of early voting and safeguards against vote fraud.

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