Indiana Election Information

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Registration Information

The deadline to register vote in Indiana is: Postmarked 29 days before the election.

You must meet the following criteria to register to vote in Indiana:

  • You are both a U.S. citizen and a resident of Indiana,
  • You will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next General or Municipal Election,
  • You are not currently in prison after being convicted of a crime,
  • You have lived in the precinct where you vote for at least 30 days prior to the election.

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To check the status of your voter registration, click here.

When can I vote in Indiana?

Early Voting Information

In-person early voting available? Yes
By mail early voting available? Yes


As a registered voter in Indiana, you are eligible to vote absentee-in-person at your county election board office, beginning 29 days before the election, and ending at noon the day before the election.  Please contact your county election office to find out where and when to go.  

To vote early by mail, you must meet certain criteria.  You must:

  • have a specific, reasonable expectation that you will be absent from the county on Election Day during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open (6 am to 6 pm).
  • have a disability.
  • be at least 65 years of age.
  • have official election duties outside of your precinct. 5. You are scheduled to work at your regular place of employment during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
  • be confined due to illness or injury or you will be caring for an individual confined due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
  • be prevented from voting because of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open. 8. You are a participant in the state’s address confidentiality program. 9. You are a member of the military or a public safety officer.
  • be eligible to vote at a precinct or former residence under a fail safe procedure in IC 3-10-11 or IC 3-10-12.

Voting Hours on Election Day

The polls are open from:

6:00am to 6:00pm

Please contact your state election office for additional voting information, or click here to learn more about voting absentee in your state.

Where do I vote?

Find out here.
For more information, contact your state election office.

What do you need to bring?

In order to vote in Indiana, residents are required to present a government-issued photo ID before casting a ballot at the polls on Election Day. Your photo ID must meet 4 criteria to be acceptable for voting purposes. It must:

  • Display your photo
  • Display your name, and the name must conform to your voter registration record
  • Display an expiration date and either be current or have expired sometime after the date of the last General Election (Including Military IDs with expiration dates of INDEF)
  • Be issued by the State of Indiana or the U.S. Government

In most cases, an Indiana driver license, Indiana photo ID card, Military ID or U.S. Passport is sufficient. A student ID from an Indiana State school may only be used if it meets all of the 4 criteria specified above. A student ID from a private institution may not be used for voting purposes.

Note: The address on your photo ID does NOT need to match the address on your voter registration record.

For more information, contact your state election office.

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