Record-setting early voting wraps up

Early voting in Bartholomew County wrapped up at noon today and it is proving to be a huge success.

As of the end of the day Saturday, there were more than 5,000 voters in the county who cast their ballots early via walk-ins to the voter registration office or to one of three satellite voting centers open last week. That blew past the record number of early voters from last year’s Columbus city primary.

This morning there was a steady stream of voters in line to cast ballots early at the courthouse, according to election officials.

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. tomorrow, and in Bartholomew County it will be the first countywide election to use the new vote centers concept. Instead of voting at your old precinct, you can choose to go to any of the 18 vote centers around the county.

The vote centers:

1. Flintwood Wesleyan Church

2. St. John’s Masonic Lodge

3. Grace Lutheran Church

4. Healing Waters Church

5. Donner Center

6. East Columbus Fire Station

7. The Commons

8. Main Source Bank

9. Terrace Lake Church

10. Faith Lutheran Church

11. REMC Building

12. Elizabethtown Fire Station

13. Shiloh Baptist Church

14. Hope Moravian Church

15. Clifford Fire Station

16. German Twp. Fire Station

17. Southwest Fire Station

18. White Creek Lutheran Church