Voter registration deadline today for May primary election

Today is the last day you can register, if you want to vote in the May primary election.

In the Columbus Republican primary election, incumbent Mayor Jim Lienhoop is facing challenger Glenn Petri. In the City Council races on the Republican ticket, incumbent Dascal Bunch is running against Chris Rutan for the District 1 seat, and incumbent Dave Bush is running against challenger Russ Polling in the District 3 race. There are three candidates running for the two spots on the fall ballot for the at-large races, including incumbent Laurie Booher, John Counceller and Josh Burnett.

There are no contested races on the Democratic side for the May primary.

You can register at the voter registration office in the Bartholomew County Courthouse. Early voting starts at the courthouse tomorrow.