(La Porte County, IN) - More than 13,000 people have already voted in La Porte County.
La Porte County Clerk, Kathy Chroback, said 5,952 votes as of Thursday were cast by people voting early at the polls in La Porte, Michigan City, Coolspring Township and Wanatah. She indicated 7,227 mail in ballots as of Thursday were received by her office. The total number of votes cast, so far, represents close of 20 percent of the registered voters in La Porte County.
Chroback said early voting at the polls has been steady with the early voting sites at the La Porte County Complex in La Porte and the county government complex on W. 8th Steet in Michigan City averaging about 250 voters daily. On Thursday, 63 voters cast ballots at the early voting site at Wanatah Town Hall and 240 people cast ballots at the early voting site at the old library in Coolspring Township.