Poll workers at the Bartholomew County Courthouse are tallying record numbers of mail-in votes today, in a race to get that completed by this evening.
County Clerk Jay Phelps says that there have been more than 8,000 early votes by mail-in ballots and 2,000 early votes by voting machine at Donner Center over the past week. Crews from the clerk’s office have taken over Judge Worton’s courtroom to tally all the votes.
Polls close at 6 this evening.
5:45 p.m. update
Long lines stretched across the parking lots of some local vote centers this afternoon. Donner Center voters were in a line stretching from the main doors of the center almost to 22nd Street, while Flintwood Wesleyan voters lined up across the parking lot.