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The continued precautions against the spread of the coronavirus will now impact the Tuesday election in DeWitt County.

 

County Clerk Dana Smith announced today they are closing a pair of polling places and moving them across the street.

 

Clintonia 2 and Clintonia 7 at 520 East Main DeWitt Manor will be moved to 410 E Main St to the DeWitt County Friendship Center.

 

Additionally Monday morning, DeWitt County Sheriff Mike Walker announced the DeWitt County Courthouse would close to folks wanting to see election results at the close of the polls. Also a part of the closing of the courthouse to the public Tuesday night, the DeWitt County Board's public safety meeting for Wednesday, March 18 at 7 am and the DeWitt County Board meeting for Thursday, March 19 at 6 pm are canceled. 

 

The Clinton Lake Marina is closed until further notice. 

 

Circuit Judge Karle Koritz announced the courthouse will also see reduced operations through March 31. Civil cases, traffic court, criminal misdemeanor cases, probation, small claims court, family court, juvenile cases and miscellaneous remedy cases are all postponed until March 31. 

 

Judge Koritz directs anyone seeking information on their new court dates to visit judici.com. 

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