Indiana bill was introduced to extend voting time

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(WEHT)- A bill was introduced in the Indiana general assembly could give more time to vote on election day.

The bill would keep polls open until 8 pm. they currently close at 6 pm.

Supporters say extending the hours would increase the number of people who vote.

Some say the change would only impact the number of poll workers, their pay and the cost of putting on an election.

The House elections committee heard the bill but no vote has been taken.

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(This story was originally published on January 9, 2020)

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