In 2011 Indiana to switch from precincts to vote centers. Vote centers are cheaper to operate and more convenient for voters.
Early this year the Marshall County Election Board with the support of the County Commissioners and County Council moved from precincts to vote centers and voters got their first experience using a vote centers in the primary.
Vote centers offer flexibility on Election Day, November 8th Voters are no longer required to vote in a specific location but can vote at any of the 12 vote centers in the county. With technology the vote centers are all connected to each other through a secure internet and electronic poll books that update simultaneously so the possibility of multiple voting is eliminated.
Marshall County use to have 28 precincts but now voters have 12 vote centers they can cast their ballots at. Vote Centers open on election day include: Triton High School in Bourbon, United Methodist Church in Argos, the LaPaz Fire Station, the Tyner Community Building, the Tippecanoe Community Building, Culver Depot, Bremen High School, Bremen Missionary Church, the Pretty Lake Trinity United Methodist Church on State Road 17, the Knights of Columbus Hall, Marshall County REMC and the National Guard Armory in Plymouth.
Each vote center will have multiple voting machines and two poll pads. The polls will be open Tuesday from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
WTCA will have complete election team coverage beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday.