ELKHART — Here's what you need to know about in-person absentee voting in the 2014 primary elections.
Voting will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, and last through noon, Monday May 5, at the County Administration Building, 117 N. 2nd St., Goshen, and the County Courts Building, 315 S. 2nd St., Elkhart.
Absentee voting will also be offered Saturday, April 26, and Saturday, May 3, at the Middlebury Town Hall, 418 N. Main St., Middlebury, and the First Brethren Church, 1600 N. Main St., Nappanee.
Voters should bring a photo ID that displays his or her photo, name and an expiration date. Identification must be current or have expired after Nov. 2, 2012, and be issued by the state of Indiana or the federal government.
In most cases, an Indiana driver's license, Indiana photo ID card, military ID card or U.S. passport is sufficient, according to a press release from the Elkhart County Clerk's Office. A student ID from an Indiana state school may be used if it meets the criteria. Student IDs from private institutions cannot be used to vote.
Hours to vote are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays (except May 5) in Elkhart and Goshen; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday in Elkhart and Goshen; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in all four locations; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in all four locations; and 8 a.m. to noon Monday, May 5, in Elkhart and Goshen.
Absentee boards will be closed Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday.