Today Last Day to Register to Vote in Primary, Early Voting Begins Tuesday

(BEDFORD) – Today is the last day to register to vote in Indiana’s May 7th Municipal Primary Election.


Early voting begins Tuesday.
Anyone wishing to register to vote for the first time, change an address, or make a name change for the May 7th Primary Election may do so at the Lawrence County Voter Registration Office in the basement of the courthouse until 4:30 p.m., Monday.
Because there are no contested Democratic races, the election board opted to cancel the party’s primary advancing all candidates.
Early voting begins Tuesday in the voter registration office. Voters will need to show an Indiana driver’s license, an Indiana ID, a US passport, or other photo ID issued by the State of Indiana or the US Government.
Early voting is available Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. until noon and 1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Saturday voting will be April 27 and May 4 at the Lawrence County Courthouse and Emerson gym in Mitchell from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Officials ask that you use the Ninth Street entrance at Emerson gym
The Republican candidates are:
Bedford Mayor

  • Rick Butterfield
  • Sam Craig
  • Robert Garrett
  • Michael Hawkins
  • Gene McCracken
  • Sam Shaw

Bedford Clerk-Treasurer:

  • Marsha Pfeiffer

Bedford City Council, District 1:

  • Ryan Griffith
  • Brian Skillman

Bedford City Council, District 2

  • Larry D. Hardman

Bedford City Council, District 3:

  • Brad Bough
  • Andrea Rope
  • Howard H. Scott

Bedford City Council, District 4

  • Judy Carlisle

Bedford City Council, District 5

  • Penny May

Bedford City Council, at Large (pick two):

  • Dan Bortner
  • Angel Hawkins
  • Adele Bowden-Purlee

Mitchell Race
Mitchell Mayor:

  • John “JD” England
  • Dan Terrell

Mitchell Clerk-Treasurer:

  • Mark Bryant

Mitchell City Council, District 1:

  • Michelle Wilfong Smith

Mitchell City Council, District 2:

  • Nathan Jenkins

Mitchell City Council, District 3:

  • Roger “Brother Moe” Keith
  • Perry Reynolds

Mitchell City Council, District 4

  • Daniel Talbott

Mitchell City Council, at Large:

  • William J. Erdle
  • George James
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