Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


May 6, 2014

Primary election held today

Today is primary election day. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The primary election allows the electorate to choose which candidates within a political party will vie for public office in the general election, in the fall, against candidates from other parties.

Outside of township races, only one race is contested: Two Republicans are vying to become the GOP nominee for County Commissioner District 2.

Decatur County has 15,808 registered voters, including 423 voters who registered for the first time this year.

Decatur County poll locations:

To verify your registration and voting place, visit

Greensburg #1 - Baymont Inn, I-74 & State Road 3 Greensburg #2 - Greensburg High School, 1000 E. Central Ave. Greensburg #3 - First Christian Church, 425 N. Broadway Greensburg #4 -- Knights of St John Hall, 312 S. Wilder Greensburg #5 - Heritage House Nursing Home, 410 Park Road Greensburg #6 - Bethel Apostolic Church, 630 W. Hendricks Greensburg #7 - Morning Breeze, 950 Lake View Drive Greensburg #8 -Apostolic Truth Tabernacle, 1114 W. Westridge Parkway Adams #9 - St. Paul Civic Center, 102 E. Washington St. #235 Clay #10 - Clay Twp Fire Station, 8433 W. County Road 100 S Clinton #11 - North Decatur High School, 3172 N. State Road 3 Fugit #12 - Clarksburg Fire Station, 6645 N. County Road 700E Jackson #13 - Waynesburg Christian Church, 10230 W. County Road 850S Marion #14 - Millhousen Fire Station, 7935 S. County Road 250E Saltcreek #15 - New Point Community Building, 8041 E. County Road 195S Westport Town #16 - Westport Community Building, 205 W. Main St Sandcreek North #17 - Letts Fire Station, 4474 W. County Road 700S Sandcreek South #18 - Westport Community Building, 205 W. Main St. Washington Township #19 - Greensburg Public Library, 1110 E. Main St. St. Paul Town #20 - St. Paul Civic Center, 102 E. Washington St. #235

Democratic Party

Secretary of State, Beth White.

Auditor of State, Mike Claytor.

Treasurer of State, no candidate filed.

United States Representative, Susan Hall Heitzman.

United States Representative, Lane Siekman.

United States Representative, Corinne Nicole Westerfeld.

State Senate District 43, Rudy Howard.

State Representative District 55, Glenn E Bailey.

State Representative District 67, no candidate filed.

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