Registration deadline approaching


GREENVILLE — The Darke County Board of Elections will be open on Tuesday, July 5th regular hours of 8:30 am — 4:30 pm, the last day to be registered in order to vote in the upcoming Special Election to be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.

The Special Election includes Mississinawa Local School District and an overlap with Mercer County, Tri-Star Career Compact Participating School Districts of Fort Recovery Local School District, Marion Local School District, Minster Local School District and St. Henry Consolidated Local School District.

Registration forms are available at the Board office, 300 Garst Ave., Greenville, the Darke County Courthouse Treasurer’s Office, any public library and the License Bureau on Wagner Avenue in Greenville. Questions should be directed to the Board of Elections during normal office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (937)548-1835. The Board urges those who wish to check on their status as a voter to call before the July 5th deadline.

The Board also encourages anyone who has moved since they last voted and not changed their residence address with the Board, to do so before the registration deadline. Doing so is beneficial to the voter and the Board of Elections so that all voter information is current and correct on Election Day.