Get out to vote today for primary elections

It’s primary election day in Indiana and the polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

In Bartholomew County, voters will be casting ballots for races ranging from the presidential primary all the way down to town boards in Hope and Hartsville. Other contested races include seats in the statehouse, Bartholomew Circuit Court judge, two seats on the County Commissioners, Council Council at-large seats and County Coroner.

County election officials say it has already been a record-breaking election. Early voting ended at noon yesterday and more than 6,335 residents cast their ballot, more than double the 3,117 who voted in the 2015 Columbus primary — previously the highest turnout in early voting for a primary.

If you need help getting to the polls today in Bartholomew County, you can call Republican Party Chairwoman Barb Hackman at 812-350-5124 or Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Ann Brown at 812-350-2855.

In Bartholomew County today, you can vote at one of 18 vote centers around the community.

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

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