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Absentee voting begins tomorrow

Voters who know they will not be able to get to their assigned polling place on election day may start requesting absentee ballots. The Harrison County Circuit Clerk’s office will begin mailing out the absentee ballots tomorrow (Thursday).
Anyone requesting an absentee ballot may do so by stopping by the clerk’s office and picking up an absentee application, or they can print one off from the Internet at indiana.gov/sos or harrisoncounty.gov. (If using the county’s Web site, go to departments and click on Clerk’s Office.)
Also, on the county Web site, under ‘Breaking News,’ click the touch screen voting video to see a video on how to use the new touch screen voting machine, which is also handicap accessible.
Voting can also be done in the clerk’s office on week days, beginning Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. but not between noon and 1 p.m.
On the two Saturdays prior to the Nov. 7 General Election ‘ Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 ‘ the clerk’s office will also be open for voting from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Polling places, listed below by precinct, will be open election day from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for all other eligible voters. Brown said some polling places have changed since the May Primary Election.
Here are the polling locations:
Blue River Township, North ‘ Blue River Baptist Church, Depauw;
Blue River Township, South ‘ Milltown Housing for the Elderly;
Boone Township, East ‘ Rehoboth Fellowship Hall, Laconia;
Boone Township, West ‘ Union Chapel Ladies Aide Hall, Laconia;
Franklin Township, North and Central ‘ Franklin Township Athletic Club, Lanesville;
Franklin Township, South ‘ Lanesville Methodist Church;
Harrison Township, Corydon East and Southeast Harrison ‘ County Annex Building, Corydon;
Harrison Township, Corydon West and North Harrison ‘ VFW Hall, Corydon;
Harrison Township, East Harrison ‘ Corydon Christian Church;
Harrison Township, West Harrison ‘ Town of Corydon Streets Dept.;
Harrison Township, Northeast Harrison ‘ St. Joseph Hall, Corydon;
Harrison Township, Southwest Harrison ‘ Indiana Utilities, Corydon;
Heth Township, East ‘ Fire House, Central;
Heth Township, West ‘ Mauckport Town Hall;
Jackson Township, Northeast and Southwest ‘ Ramsey Fire House #2, New Salisbury;
Jackson Township, Northwest ‘ Ramsey Fire House #1, Ramsey;
Jackson Township, Southeast ‘ Community Center, Crandall;
Morgan Township, Northwest ‘ Conservation Hall, Palmyra;
Morgan Township, Northeast and South ‘ St. Michael’s Parish Hall, Bradford;
Posey Township, Northeast ‘ Bethesda Fellowship Hall, Elizabeth;
Posey Township, Southeast ‘ Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Elizabeth;
Posey Township, West ‘ American Legion Post, Elizabeth;
Spencer Township, North ‘ Frenchtown Community Center;
Spencer Township, South ‘ Fountain United Methodist Church Community Building, Corydon;
Taylor Township, North ‘ South Central Junior-Senior High School, Elizabeth;
Taylor Township, South ‘ Evans Landing Church, Elizabeth;
Washington Township, North and South ‘ New Amsterdam Townhall; and
Webster Township, East and West ‘ Bethany Church Fellowship Hall, New Middletown.
Persons who aren’t sure where they should vote can visit online indianavoters.com. By supplying an address, the program gives the polling site for that location.
Brown reminds voters to have their driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID when they go to vote.
For any other information about the election, contact Brown at 738-4289.

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