Election complicated by new at-large voting rules

If you are used to voting a straight party ticket in the November election, you will need to take extra steps this November.

A new state law requires that straight party votes will not be applied to at-large races such as those for Bartholomew County Council. County Clerk Jay Phelps explains that the county’s election officials will be trying to get the word out before Election Day that you must vote individually for each of the at-large races.

He said that will include signs at the voting centers and on the voting machine ballots themselves.

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