Q: How do I register to vote, and when is the deadline?
A: The deadline to register in order to vote in this election was October 7, 2019. Check your registration status at: https://indianavoters.in.gov
Q: Where and when can I vote in this year’s municipal election?
A: Vote early at Munster Town Hall (1005 Ridge Road) from October 8 - November 4, 2019. Early voting hours are listed in a PDF posted by www.munster.org here, and include:
Vote early at other voting locations across Lake County. Locations and early voting hours here.
Vote at your polling place on Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019. You can find your precinct’s polling place here.
Q: Can I only vote on the council member from my ward?
A: As a Munster resident, you vote on all six elected positions (5 council members and 1 clerk-treasurer), not only on the council member from your ward.
Q: Who are my current elected officials, and who are the all candidates running in this election?
A: Half of Munster’s elected officials are not running for re-election this year. Your current town council members and clerk/treasurer as well as all the candidates running in this municipal election are listed below.
Current: (R) John Reed (retiring)
This election: (D) Kenneth Schoon v. (R) Richard Flahaven
Current: (R) Lee Ann Mellon (on council since 2016)
This election: Uncontested (R) Lee Ann Mellon
Current: (R) Joseph Simonetto (retiring)
This election: Unopposed (R) Charles Gardiner
Current: (R) Dave Nellans (on council since 1999)
This election: (D) Steve Tulowitzki v. (R) Dave Nellans
Current: (R) Andy Koultourides (on council since 2010)
This election: Uncontested (R) Andy Koultourides
Current: (R) Dave Shafer (retiring)
This election: (D) Jennifer Pizzuto-Dean v. (R) Wendy Mis