Three days left to early vote ahead of the election

Looking to beat the long lines on Election Day? You still have time to do so!

Residents in Saint Joseph and Elkhart counties have just three days left to cast your ballot early. There are many benefits to early voting like beating the long lines. But, with a record turnout this year, you could still wait a while.

NPR reports that the number is growing quickly. In the year 2000, less than 1 in 5 voters casted early ballots. But in this election, the number could potentially reach nearly 4 in 10 in 37 states, plus The District of Columbia, who allow some form of early voting.

That means 40 to 50 million people or more could vote early! It sounds like lines will still be long this way, but if you time it correctly; you’ll see the benefits of early voting.

If you live in Saint Joseph County, here are the remaining days and times to early vote:

Saturday, November 5th from 8:00 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Sunday, November 6th from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M.

Monday, November 7th from 8 A.M. to 12 P.M.

Voting locations are as follows:

South Bend County City Building

227 W Jefferson Boulevard, South Bend, IN, 46601

Mishawaka County Services Building

219 Lincoln Way W, Mishawaka, IN, 46544

If you live in Elkhart County, the early voting schedule is as follows:

Saturday, November 5th from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. in Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee and Middlebury

Monday, November 7th from 8 A.M. to 12 P.M. in Elkhart and Goshen

The locations to vote are:

In Elkhart: Elkhart County Health Department Building

608 Oakland Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46516

In Goshen: The Elkhart County Administration Building

117 N 2nd Street #101, Goshen, IN 46526

In Nappanee: The First Brethren Church

1600 N Main Street, Nappanee, IN 46550

In Middlebury: Middlebury Town Hall

418 N Main Street, Middlebury, IN, 46540

On Election Day, the polls are open from 6 A.M. to 6 P.M.

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