LIST: These are some of the changes coming to the June primary election

Posted at 2:09 PM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 14:09:07-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Indiana Election Commission has changed some policies for the state’s June 2 primary election.

Last month, the commission approved moving the date of the election back to June 2.

The new changes are:

  • Limited early in-person voting will be available for one week, from May 26 to June 1.
  • Poll workers are currently required to live in the county they work for. This requirement is waived so long as the voter is registered to vote in Indiana.
  • The Secretary of State and the Indiana Election Division will provide counties with training and guidelines on mail handling procedures and personal protective equipment.
  • The Commission advises that all public buildings, such as fire stations and school buildings, be available for use for the June 2 Primary.
    All absentee ballot applications submitted after Dec. 2 will be accepted regardless of excuse given, as long as they are otherwise compliant with Indiana law.
  • County election boards may adopt more than one central count location.
  • Counties may move a polling location after giving best possible notice to the public.

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