More than 1,200 absentee ballots cast ahead of Columbus primary election

Early vote totals for Tuesday’s primary for Columbus city elections are low. Bartholomew County Clerk Jay Phelps says that approximately 1,261 absentee ballots have been cast. Based on these totals, Phelps says he anticipates around 10 percent of eligible voters will have cast ballots by the end of voting Tuesday.

For Election Day, the following vote center locations will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

Flintwood Wesleyan Church

St. John’s Masonic Lodge on Rocky Ford Rd

Grace Lutheran Church on Central Ave.

Donner Center

Bible Church of Columbus on Tenth Street

The Commons

German American Bank on W. Jonathan Moore Pike

Terrace Lake Church

We’ll have live election coverage, once polls close, on News Talk 1010 WCSI and 98.1 FM.