From Your Board of Outreach
November 8th is our general election day for voters in Monroe County. The deadline to register to vote (October 11th) has already passed. If you are registered to vote, you have may have the option to vote by mail in addition to the option to vote in person. Applications for an absentee ballot can be made in person at the Monroe County Clerk of Court Election office (401 W. 7th St. Suite 100) or online (visit indianavoters.in.gov or monroecountyvoters.us) now through October 27th and requires a driver’s license photo ID number. To be eligible to vote by mail, you must meet one of 12 listed criteria, e.g., I am a voter at least 65 years of age.
Early voting dates and times at the Monroe County Election office from October 12-November 7 are: October 12-14, 17-21, 24-28 @ 8:00am-6:00pm; October 29 @ 9:00am-4:00pm; October 31-November 4 @ 8:00am-6:00pm; November 5 @ 9:00am-4:00pm; November 7 @ 8:00am-12pm.
Your Board of Outreach encourages you to make your voice heard and vote based on your own values as they pertain to issues and elected officials. One issue for you to vote on this year is the Monroe County Schools referendum proposed to replace an expiring property tax levy this year. All issues and candidates for elected offices can be viewed online at monroecountyvoters.us where you can pick your voting precinct to see your sample ballot. To view a list of all federal, state, and local government candidates go to indianavoters.in.gov.