Changes made to primary election

Changes made to primary election

Changes have been made to the voter registration and absentee voting processes for the June 2 primary in Jackson County due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The date for the election had been set for May 5 until COVID-19 showed up in force.

Anyone wishing to vote, must register to do so and have until May 4 to complete that task by visiting or calling the Jackson County Voter Registration Office at 812-358-6120.

Absentee ballot by mail has begun and there will be limited early in-person voting during the week of May 26 to June 1. The location and hours people will be able to vote in person before the primary have yet to be announced.

Registered voters can apply for an absentee ballot through May 21 by calling the voter registration office at 812-358-6120 or 812-358-6117 or by emailing county Clerk Melissa Hayes at [email protected] or voter registration clerk Andrea Edwards at [email protected].

Applications also can be downloaded and printed at or