The 2013 Michigan City Area Schools referendum election set for Nov. 5 will include Porter County voters who live in Pine Township.
Voting hours are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following designated polling locations:
Pine 1 - Pine Town Hall, 1550 Columbia.
Pine 2 - Beverly Shores Administration Building, 500 Broadway.
Referendum to be voted on: "For the seven calendar years immediately following the holding of the referendum, shall the Michigan City Area Schools impose a property tax rate that does not exceed 17.0 cents ($0.17) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation and that is addition to all other property tax levies imposed by the Michigan City Area Schools?"
People who are 17 can register and vote if they will be 18 on or before Nov. 5.
Early voting, absentee in person starts Oct. 8 at:
Porter County Government Center, 155 Indiana Ave., Ste. 105, Valparaiso, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.
Absentee voting in person ends at noon Nov. 4.
Anyone wanting to vote absentee by mail may do so by calling (219) 465-3484 to request the required application.
Last day to accept absentee ballot applications for voting by mail is Oct. 28.
Voting by fax or email is offered to military and overseas voters only.
Oct. 7 is the last day to register to vote or make changes to voter registration for this election.