The two Democrats on the Vigo County Election Board voted in favor of the plan, but the decision has to be unanimous.
Technical support for electronic poll books and increased staffing are the primary reason for the additional funding.
Yellow cards that contain polling information are not required to cast a ballot.
Monroe County is making plans that would allow county residents to vote at any location within the county during the 2012 elections.
The Monroe County League of Women voters is pushing for changes in polling practices following this year’s election.
Last minutes changes among the candidates means changes to the ballot.