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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

General Election Date
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Voting Information for Indiana

Don’t miss your next election!

The voter registration deadline for Indiana is Oct. 5th. If you would prefer to vote by mail, you must request your ballot by Oct. 22nd. At this time an excuse is required to request an absentee ballot.

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: Oct. 6th to Nov. 2nd

You can vote in-person at your county election’s office or circuit clerk of court’s office from Oct. 6th to Nov. 2nd until at noon, 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 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.

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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.


  • 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.