(La Porte County, IN) - The pace of early voting in La Porte County has slowed down slightly but remains steady. That’s according to La Porte County Clerk Kathy Chroback, who reported 7,876 people had voted early at the polls in Michigan City, La Porte, Coolspring Township and Wanatah as of this morning.
Chroback said the lines are not quite as long but the average wait time is still about 30 minutes during peak times of the day. She said the wait outside the early voting polls are shorter from about 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and after 3:30 p.m. The early voting polls are open Monday through Friday this week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the early voting polls will be open until noon the day before the November 3 election.
Chroback said about 5,000 of the 7,570 mail in ballots requested have been returned to her office for counting starting on Election Day.
The early voting polls are located at the La Porte County Complex in La Porte; the La Porte County government office complex on W. 8th St. in Michigan City; the old library building at 400 North and Johnson Road in Coolspring Township and Wanatah Town Hall.