Lycoming County's Board of Elections Tuesday announced the relocation of five polling places for the upcoming May 21 primary election.
According to Sandy Adams, county director of elections and voter registration, Penn Township voting precinct will be changed to the Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Hall, 3476 Beaver Lake Road, Hughesville. Fairfield Township voting precinct will be changed to Lycoming Valley Baptist Church, 4980 Lycoming Mall Drive, Montoursville.
In addition, Loyalsock Township's 5th voting precinct will be changed to Light and Life Chapel, 1680 Four Mile Drive, and Muncy Borough's 2nd voting precinct will be changed to Muncy Historical Society, 40 N. Main St.
Williamsport's 12th voting precinct will be changed to Peter Herdic High Rise, 505 Center St., Adams said.
Registered voters who will be affected by the changes will receive a notice by mail, she said. Additionally, a polling place sign will be placed at the old location to help direct voters to the new precinct.
Adams said that all voters will be asked to show identification at the polls, however only those who are first-time voters or those voting in a precinct for the first time will be required to provide it.
The last day to apply for an absentee ballot is 5 p.m. on May 14 at the county's Voter Services office, Executive Plaza, 330 Pine St. Emergency absentee ballots may be available after the deadline, Adams said.
Election results will be displayed on election night in the commissioners' board room at Executive Plaza.
Sample ballots are available on the county's website at www.lyco.org or can be picked up at the Voter Services office.
A voting machine containing a sample ballot also is on public display at the Voter Services office.
The Executive Plaza parking lot at the rear of 330 Pine St. will be closed to the general public from 5 p.m. May 21 until 5 p.m. on May 22.
Those with questions can call the Voter Services office at 327-2267.