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.
Have more questions about voting?
Read our voting FAQ
Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Indiana
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.
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: April 25th to May 2nd
You can vote in person at your county election’s office or circuit clerk of court’s office from April 25th to May 2nd at noon 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 April 23rd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by May 4th at noon.
When voting by mail an excuse is required, however, photo ID is not required. Info here on what qualifies.
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
Find out more about your rights in Indiana.
- You may pre-register for All Elections
- You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election