Election Fun Facts from Marion County



must act now if they want to vote in this fall's municipal election. Voter

registration ends next Tuesday, a day later than usual, because Columbus Day

will keep most government offices closed on Monday.


most government employees take a holiday Monday, Marion County Clerk Beth White

and her staff will be on duty for the first day of early voting. The clerk's

office, on the first floor in the west wing of City-County Building, near the

Delaware Street entrance, will be open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


voting is available to any registered voter and is offered as a service to

expand the realm of opportunity for people to engage in the voting process.


wishing to cast an early vote must bring valid photo identification issued by

the state or the federal government. After completing an early voting

application, the voter will receive a ballot to complete and then seal in a

security envelope. The envelopes are stored in a vault until Election Day, Nov.

8, when bi-partisan teams deliver them to that voter's precinct to be counted.


parking is available, but voters choosing to use the Market and Alabama Street pay

lots at the corner can obtain refund vouchers from the Election Board office.


hoping to squeeze in for last-minute registration can visit Marion County's

Office of Voter Registration, just across the hall from the Clerk's office. The

registration office WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, but on Tuesday, Oct. 11, people can

register on side of the hall and vote on the other.

Register online at www.indianavoters.com.


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