Voting in
Indiana

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Indiana, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Indiana Election Website or call 317-232-3939 to learn more about your states voting details.

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Important Dates - General Election

11/3/2020
General Election Date
10/5/2020
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Voting Information for Indiana

Don’t miss your next election!

Your voter registration application must be postmarked, hand delivered, or submitted online by Oct. 5th. You can vote in person with an absentee ballot at your local elections office or vote centers, on Election Day, or vote by mail with an excuse in Indiana.

Presidential Primaries



No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in either primary. Registered voters should ask for ballot for the party that they cast the majority of votes for in last general election. See Indiana Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 6th to Nov. 2nd

You can vote early in-person with an absentee ballot at vote centers or your county elections office from Oct. 6th to Nov. 2nd until at noon, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.

To vote by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot no later than Oct. 22nd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Nov. 3rd at noon.

Absentee by mail ballot requests open on Dec. 1st the year before a primary election, and on the date of the primary election for the general election. Applicants must apply for each election, excuse required. Info here on what qualifies.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Access for Indiana

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • State or federal photo ID is required
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register


Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.

Pre-registration

  • If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
  • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.