Primary voters find precautions in place

Staff Writer
The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch
Pictured, from left: Head Judge Rita Weiss, Eva Thoms, and Jane Fischer.

The Aug. 11 Primary Election polling place for Sleepy Eye residents was moved to the Event Center to allow space to meet COVID-19 precaution guidelines. Pictured are just three of the election judges, four more were in place across the room. Pictured, from left: Head Judge Rita Weiss, Eva Thoms, and Jane Fischer. Voting was slow throughout the day with 102 voters casting a ballot at the Event Center. According to county election officials 345 absentee ballots from Sleepy Eye were counted Tuesday.