AUBURN — Election Day is fast approaching, and DeKalb County Clerk Holly Albright is reminding voters of the information they need to know.
Tuesday is the last day to register to vote or to update an existing voter registration record for the general election.
The general election is Tuesday, November 8, and polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Albright said to register to vote or update a current registration by mail or in person, complete and return the Indiana Voter Registration Application no later than close of business Tuesday at the office. voter registration. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located in the Clerk’s Office on the second floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.
Register to vote online by visiting indianavoters.com. Indiana residents with a valid Indiana driver’s license or Indiana state-issued ID will be able to use this tool to submit a new voter registration application or to update an existing voter registration record, Albright said.
“In addition to registering to vote online, http://www.indianavoters.com offers Hoosiers the ability to validate their voter registration status, locate voting center sites, find county contact information and to determine “Who’s on my ballot?” for the next election,” Albright added.
Early voting begins Wednesday in the basement of the DeKalb County Office Building, 215 E. 9th St., Auburn. Voters must enter the building through the 10th Street entrance. Early voting will continue Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will end on Monday, November 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. Early voting will also be offered in the basement of the county office building on Saturday, October 29 and Saturday, November 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Albright reminds voters that there is no voting in the courthouse.
Other early voting opportunities will take place at:
• New Hope Christian Center Unity Hall, 900 S. Wayne St., Waterloo on: Saturday, October 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday to Friday, Oct. 31 to Nov. 4, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 5, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Monday, November 7, from 8 a.m. to noon;
• Coburn Corners Church of Christ, 6813 CR 64, St. Joe, Saturday, October 29, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.;
• Corunna Fire Department, 1111 US 6, Tuesday, November 1, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.;
• Dayspring Community Church, 2305 N. Indiana Ave., Auburn on Thursday, November 3, 2-7 p.m.; and
• Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center, 1200 E. Houston St., Garrett, Saturday, November 5, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
DeKalb County voters can vote at any DeKalb County voting center.
The voting center polling locations on election day will be at the Ashley Community Center; Auburn First United Methodist Church; American Legion butler post; Coburn Corners Christ Church; La Coruña fire station; Dayspring Community Church of Auburn; Hamilton Life Center; Judy A. Morrill Recreation Center in Garrett; and the New Hope Christian Center in Waterloo.
Voters will still have the option to vote by mail and vote via the travel board for confined voters.
A request to vote by mail must be received no later than October 27. Applications can be submitted at the Clerk’s Office or online at indianavoters.com.
Voters who wish to vote by mail must complete an absentee ballot application and indicate one of 12 legal reasons for voting by mail.
The reasons for voting by mail by mail are as follows:
• You have a specific and reasonable expectation that you will be out of the county on election day for the entire 12 hours that polls are open (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.).
• You will be confined to your home, health care facility or hospital due to illness or injury for the 12 hours that polls are open.
• You will care for a person confined to a private residence due to illness or injury for the entire 12-hour polling period.
• You are a voter with a disability.
• You are at least 65 years old.
• You will have official electoral duties outside your electoral district.
• You must work at your regular place of work during the 12 hours the polls are open.
• You are prevented from voting at the polls in person due to observance of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the 12 hours that the polls are open.
• You are an eligible voter under Indiana Code 3-10-11 or 3-10-12 “failsafe” procedures.
• You are a member of the Indiana National Guard deployed or on duty in Indiana or a public safety officer.
• You are a member of the military or a public safety officer.
• You are a “serious sex offender” as defined in Indiana Code 35-42-4-14(a).
• You are prevented from voting due to the unavailability of transport to the polling stations.
Absentee voting by travel committee is offered to people confined to their homes and unable to travel to vote. Call 925-9787 or visit indianavoters.in.gov to schedule a time.