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Hoosier choice for (checks notes) various municipal positions this year? With almost every municipality having local elections this year, MANY are calling this election the Indy-500 of local democracy. Here's what you need to know to vote at the Crossroads of America this year.


Do I have an election this year?

Yes! This year, most municipalities have a primary election in May and a general election in November. What's the only thing better than voting once? Voting TWICE (in different elections and completely legally, of course).

Key Dates

Apr 3

Voter Registration Deadline

Apr 18

Recommended Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline

Apr 20

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline (received by)

Apr 4 – May 1

Early Voting Period

May 2

Absentee/Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline (received by)

May 2

Election Day

Indiana Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to to check your registration or get registered. We're working with BallotReady to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

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  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

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  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    Voters do not register by party in Indiana. You can pick whether you vote in the Democratic primary or the Republican primary.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Maybe. You can only vote by mail (absentee) if you meet one of these eligibility requirements.

    See Absentee Requirements
  • Can I vote early?

    Yes! In-person absentee voting (aka early voting) starts on April 4 and runs until May 1st. Check with your county clerk to find out the exact details.

    Find your early voting location
  • Do I need an ID?

    Yes, you really do. It's strict here, so you need to bring a current photo ID that was issued by Indiana or the U.S. government (like a passport). Learn all the details from VoteRiders.

    Learn More
  • What if I'm voting on Election Day?

    Find your polling location!

    Find Your Polling Place


  • Find the details on accessible voting in your state, including early voting, Election Day voting, mail voting, and accessible mail voting tools for people with print disabilities.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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