Marshall County absentee ballots tripled since 2012

Marshall County absentee ballots were certified at the election board meeting Monday, and the numbers have nearly tripled since the last presidential primary in 2012.
There were 1,706 total absentee ballots cast, including 229 travel ballots, 313 mail-in ballots and 1,164 walk-in ballots. In 2012, the total number of ballots cast amounted to just 742 absentee ballots.
The new satellite locations, Bremen and Culver, totaled 257 absentee ballots — 108 in Culver and 149 in Bremen.