Voters encouraged to apply for absentee voting

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

On March 25, the Indiana Election Commission, on a recommendation by Governor Eric Holcomb and Secretary of State Connie Lawson, voted to allow all Indiana voters the option to vote by mail in the upcoming June 2 primary.

Additionally, the new deadline to register to vote has been changed to May 4. To register to vote or to check their voting status, citizens may visit:

Any Putnam County voter who is registered to vote may do so by requesting an application for an absentee ballot by calling the Putnam County Voter Registration office at 655-1538, emailing the office at or downloading the application (ABS-MAIL) at

Once completed, this application can be mailed to Putnam County Voter Registration Office, P.O. Box 546, Greencastle, IN 46135 or emailing it to

The deadline to turn in the application for an absentee ballot is May 21 at 11:59 p.m.

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