Early voting kicks off Tuesday in Vigo County

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All Vigo County Registered Voters Can Vote in Casino Referendum

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Registered voters in Vigo County can begin voting Tuesday.

Two vote center locations in Terre Haute will be open for early voting Tuesday through Election Day.

The Vote Yes on #1 campaign is reminding residents that all registered voters in Vigo County can vote in the casino referendum.

“Bringing a casino to Vigo County has the potential to transform our community. A casino will bring hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars in investment and economic development, increased tourism and nearly half a million dollars a year for Vigo County schools,” said John Collett, Chair of the Advance West Central Indiana PAC. “This will be a game changer for our region, and we need everyone to get to the polls and Vote Yes on #1.”

In addition to the casino referendum, a tax referendum proposed by the Vigo County School Corporation will also be on the ballot.

If the referendum passes, it would result in a 16.2 cent tax rate increase for eight years. Haworth explained that the increase would result in an approximate $53 increase for property owners with a home value of $100,000.

Another race to watch will be the Terre Haute mayoral race, with four candidates vying for the spot.

Incumbent Mayor Duke Bennett will face off against Democratic candidate Karrum Nasser and independents Pat Goodwin and Shane Meehan.

WTWO/WAWV sat down with each candidate to hear their platform, what issues stand out in the community and the direction they’d like to see the city head.

Meet your Terre Haute mayoral candidates

Early voting will be available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Vigo County Annex, 147 Oak Street, Terre Haute; and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Honey Creek Mall, 3401 S. U.S. Hwy 41, Terre Haute.

Voters can visit IndianaVoters.in.gov to confirm or update their registration by midnight Monday. 

For more information about vote center locations in Vigo County and where to vote on Election Day, click here.

Continue following WTWO/WAWV, your election headquarters, for the most up-to-date election information.

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