Absentee Voting To Begin Tuesday

Residents wishing to vote by absentee ballot in the Nov. 6 general election can do so beginning next Tuesday, Oct. 9, according to Jackson County Clerk Amanda Lowery.

“Any registered voter who expects to be absent from the county on election day can apply for and vote an absentee ballot,” said the clerk.

Absentee voting the in courthouse in Brownstown will begin next Tuesday, Oct. 9; absentee voting in the Jackson Superior Court in Seymour will begin Oct. 22.

Hours of absentee voting will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 27 & Nov. 3; and 8 a.m. to noon on Monday, Nov. 5.

“Each voter must present an Indiana of US Government issues photo ID card prior to voting,” said Lowery.

All absentee applications requesting a mailed ballot must be received by Monday, Oct. 29.

Applications from confined voters will be accepted at this time, the clerk said noting that  the traveling board for confined voters will begin Oct. 25 and end Nov. 5.

Voters should contact the county voter registration office at 358-6120 to request an absentee ballot application