25 bipartisan teams in Vanderburgh County were able to get through 40,000 ballots on Wednesday, checking them to make sure each one had everything it needed before being counted. Workers eventually finished counting by 3:15 p.m. on Thursday.
The Daviess County Clerk’s Office sent out a press release Friday morning alerting voters that the ballot drop-off box at the former Burke’s Outlet at Towne Square will be removed to stop voter confusion.
Voters waited in lines out the door at the Daviess County Courthouse and Towne Square Mall on Tuesday and Wednesday, forcing election officials to add more poll workers and a second check-in station to the courthouse.
Democratic senatorial candidate Amy McGrath paid a visit to Owensboro this weekend to continue her battle on the campaign trail. She’s facing off against long-time Republican Senator Mitch McConnell this November.