Marion County announces 2024 primary election turnout

INDIANAPOLIS — Marion County Board of Elections officials reported that more than 85,000 voters, or about 13% of registered voters, cast ballots in the 2024 primary election.

According to a news release from the board of elections, 85,588 voters cast ballots in the primary, including 67,664 in-person ballots, 11,934 early in-person ballots and 4,367 absentee absentee ballots. Officials said 13% of registered voters cast ballots in the election, an increase from the 2022 primary election.

Officials said in the release that Election Day and early voting participation would have decreased from the previous presidential cycle, but would be an increase from the 2023 municipal primaries.

“Thanks to the hard work and dedication of more than 3,000 election workers and volunteers, we successfully conducted a smooth and secure election for registered voters in Marion County,” said Marion County Clerk Kate Sweeney Bell , in the press release. “Our attention now turns to the general election and preparing for the more than 635,000 registered voters who will be able to vote later this year. »

Officials said vote totals are not considered final until all provisional and military ballots are counted. The Marion County Election Board is scheduled to meet to certify the totals on May 20.

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