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Contact: AJ Freeney-Ruiz
Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita today issued these statements at the close of the May 2, 2006 Primary Election.
On Indiana's Voter Id law:
"As expected, we have had a very successful statewide election utilizing Indiana's Voter ID law, which added a significant level of integrity to our already nationally heralded processes."
On the 2006 primary Election:
"While remaining cautiously optimistic, it is difficult to ignore how the state's high level of preparedness going into this election has aided in the day's smooth sailing. With the many new technological improvements to Indiana's electoral process, we felt it was important to have a very high level of contingency planning. On behalf of the voters and taxpayers, I want to applaud Indiana's local officials for their leadership today, as well as the more than 30,000 civic-minded volunteers who worked the polls."
Key Statistics on New Improvements to Indiana Elections:
Comments from Around the State:
"It has been an awesome day for us. We have had no problems in Spencer County. The Polling Place Locator has been a fabulous tool." - Ann Jochim, Spencer County Circuit Court Clerk
"This has been, believe it or not, one of the easiest Election Days!" - Julie Chase, Lawrence County Circuit Court Clerk
Statewide Voter Registration System/File:
Accessibility issues (as reported to the Hotline):