TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Tuesday is the 2018 Indiana primary election and we have information for registered voters who won't be able to make it out to the polls.
The Tippecanoe County Building off 3rd street in Lafayette, IN is the last place in the county you can vote early. The polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until noon.
Clerk Christa Coffey said this year, absentee voting totals have significantly passed the 2010 totals. These totals are for a non-presidential primary absentee turnout. In 2010, more than 5,000 people voted early. Already in 2018, there have been more than 7,000 early voters.
The Tippecanoe County sheriff and prosecutor race is one of the most contested. Three candidates are running for sheriff.
This includes incumbent Sheriff Barry Richards, West Lafayette Police Chief Jason Dombkowski and Lieutenant John "Woody" Ricks. There are two prosecutor candidates you can choose between on the ballot. Incumbent Patrick Harrington and lawyer Earl McCoy.
For those who are voting May 8., polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. A list of voting location in Tippecanoe County can be found here.