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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.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

Primary Election Date
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Primary Type

Voting Information for Indiana

Don’t miss your next election!

Due to COVID-19, Indiana has moved its May 5th primary election to Jun. 2nd. Secretary of State Lawson is working with the state to remove the absentee voting excuse requirement for this election only.

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

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Dates pending for Jun. 2nd primary

You can vote in-person at your county election’s office or circuit clerk of court’s office from (Dates pending for Jun. 2nd primary) until noon the day before the election, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.

To vote absentee-by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than (Date Pending for June 2nd primary). Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by Jun. 1st 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 + Eligibility 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

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Indiana.


  • 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.