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Sarpy County installs two new ballot drop boxes

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 13:15:06-04

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) - Sarpy County has installed two additional ballot drop boxes for voters.

The new locations are at 7701 S. 96th Street in LaVista and 153 S. 1st Street in Springfield.

There are now six ballot drop boxes in Sarpy County:

La Vista Police Department parking lot
7701 S. 96th Street, La Vista

One block south of Springfield Community Center
153 S. 1st Street, Springfield

McKinney’s Food Center parking lot
215 Enterprise Drive, Gretna

Bellevue Public Library Parking lot
1003 Lincoln Road, Bellevue

Sarpy County Courthouse Campus parking lot (across the street from the Courthouse)
1248 Golden Gate Drive, Papillion

Sarpy County Election Commission Parking lot (shares a parking lot with Jerzes Sports Bar)
501 Olson Drive, Papillion

Sarpy County Election Commissioner Michelle Andahl says the boxes have multiple locking mechanisms and are secured to a cement pad.

The boxes are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the election cycle, and Election Commission employees empty the boxes each day.

In addition to ballots, voters can also use the boxes to return Early Voting Ballot Applications. Postage is not required when using the drop boxes.

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