Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) says the bill will help elevate residency guidelines.
The city council approved Monday the annexation of land on the southeast side of the city.
After tabling the measure last month, the council will likely vote on the smoking ban Tuesday.
The Monroe County Registration Office will be open until 8 p.m. on Oct. 9, the voter registration deadline.
Voting centers allow residents to vote anywhere in the county as opposed to the precinct they live in.
The proposal now goes to Mayor Ballard's desk for approval.
The bill would put unopposed candidates on municipal ballots unless the county's election board voted unanimously to keep them off.
The Monroe County Clerk says it is doing all it can to ensure votes are counted accurately.
The AFL-CIO says Ohio vote in favor of bargaining rights should serve as a wake-up call to Indiana legislators.
County clerk's say high early voter turnout does not correspond to overall turn-out rates.