Indiana State University wanted a vote center on campus for the Indiana primary in May. For most of today, it looked like that was a done deal.
Monday morning, the Vigo County Election Board approved the ISU vote center. The plan was to set up voting for the primary, and then consider the location for the fall general election. It would have been there for the convenience of students and staff, plus open to the public.
Late in the day, the state Election Commission declared the plan null and void. Vigo County Clerk Dave Crockett told NBC 2 News that the local board needed to give unanimous approval to the plan, and that didn’t happen.
The idea might get another hearing, but probably not in time for the May primary.