Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

Indiana Voter Registration Information

Friday, December 9, 2011

Primary Election
May 8, 2012

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline

April 9, 2012

General Election

November 6, 2012

General Election Voter Registration Deadline
October 9, 2012

Voter Registration and Eligibility
Must register to vote 29 days before the election.
Can select party affiliation at the polls.

QUALIFICATIONS

To register to vote in the state of Indiana an individual must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 18 years old on the day of the next general or municipal election
  • Have lived in your precinct for at least 30 days before the next election (except for certain military voters)
  • Not currently be imprisoned after being convicted of a crime

OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

You may register to vote by applying at a variety of places: your county voter registration office, Circuit Court Clerk Office, any license branch or public assistance office. You may register to vote in Indiana by mail on a simple, pre-addressed card that you can pick up at public libraries, license branches,  public secondary schools or local government offices. Mail-in registration forms are also included with Indiana income tax return forms.

Register to vote online:

Print a voter registration form here.


INDIANA ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Who Can Absentee Vote in Indiana?

Any registered voter may vote by absentee ballot in person at the County election board beginning 29 days before Election Day.

In order to be mailed an absentee ballot, the voter must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Have a specific, reasonable expectation of being absent from the county on election day during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open (6am until 6pm)
  • Be a voter with disabilities.
  • Be a voter at least 65 years of age
  • Have official election duties outside your voting precinct
  • Scheduled to work during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Confined to a residence, health care facility, or hospital due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Caring for an individual confined to a residence, health care facility, or hospital due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open
  • Unable to vote at the polls in person due to observance of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the entire 12 hours the polls are open
  • Address confidentiality program participant in the program administered by the Indiana Attorney General under IC 5-26.5-1-6

How Can I Acquire an Absentee Ballot?

On-Site Absentee Voting: If a voter is interested in voting absentee in person, he should apply for and vote an absentee ballot in the County Circuit Court Clerk's Office (the application and ballot may be completed in the same visit). Absentee voting in the Clerk's Office begins 29 days before an election, and will be available on at least two Saturdays before Election Day. The deadline for applying and voting at the County Election Board is noon on the day before an election.

Absentee Voting by Mail: If interested in voting absentee by mail, the voter must complete an absentee ballot application and return it to the County Election Board (at the Clerk's office). Applications from most voters must be received, by mail or FAX at least eight days before Election Day. If the voter lives in Marion County is: a confined voter, a voter caring for a confined individual, a military voter or an overseas voter, there are special requirements that apply. For more information, voters should contact their County Election Board or County Clerk.

When the county election board receives the application for a mail-in absentee ballot, they will process it if the application is approved, mail the voter an absentee ballot for the upcoming election.

Obtain an application for absentee ballot online here.

Additional Information for Overseas Voters

How do I Return the Absentee Ballot and What is the Deadline?

The completed ballot may be returned by mail to the County Election Board. The ballot may also be hand delivered by: the voter, a member of the voter's household or the voter's attorney . Ballots must be received by the Election Board at the Clerk's Office in time to be processed for the election. It is recommended that absentee ballots be returned to the clerk's office no later than noon on Election Day.

Source of information:
Indiana Election Division
302 W Washington St, Room E-204
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2743
Phone: 317-232-3939
Phone: 800-622-4941
Phone:866-IN-1-VOTE
E-mail: [email protected]

http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/2398.htm

PROTECT YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS
BY EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE! 

 

IN THIS ARTICLE
Indiana Indiana
TRENDING NOW
NRA Wins Supreme Court Case, NYSRPA v. Bruen

News  

Second Amendment  

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NRA Wins Supreme Court Case, NYSRPA v. Bruen

The National Rifle Association (NRA) welcomes the Supreme Court’s decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen. The Court affirmed that the right to bear arms does not stop at a person’s front door. This is the most ...

The Dominoes Begin to Fall: NJ Amends Permit Rules After Bruen

News  

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The Dominoes Begin to Fall: NJ Amends Permit Rules After Bruen

New Jersey’s acting Attorney General, Matthew J. Platkin, issued a directive “clarifying requirements for carrying firearms in public” a day after the historic ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in New York State Rifle & Pistol Assoc. v. ...

California Leaks Personal Data of Carry Permit Holders

News  

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

California Leaks Personal Data of Carry Permit Holders

On Monday June 27, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the launch of the California Department of Justice (DOJ)’s Firearms Dashboard Portal. The data tool was designed to give granular firearm transaction and Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit ...

Supreme Court Gets it Right, Congress Gets it Wrong

Friday, June 24, 2022

Supreme Court Gets it Right, Congress Gets it Wrong

On Thursday, SCOTUS released a historic decision in the NYSRPA v. Bruen case when they found the Second Amendment protects the right of law-abiding Americans to carry a firearm outside of the home. Despite the hysteria from ...

The So-called “Boyfriend Loophole” is About Undermining the Second Amendment

News  

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The So-called “Boyfriend Loophole” is About Undermining the Second Amendment

At present, federal law generally bars anyone who is convicted in any court for a domestic violence felony, or any felony for that matter, from possessing firearms. But federal law also imposes a lifetime firearm possession prohibition on ...

New Jersey: Chaos Reigns Supreme In Trenton

Friday, June 24, 2022

New Jersey: Chaos Reigns Supreme In Trenton

Trenton Democrats desperately want to pass something, anything. They just are not sure what. So far, their approach has been to throw everything at the wall and see what sticks. Make no mistake, Gov. Phil Murphy loaded ...

Treachery! White House Moves to Strangle U.S. Ammunition Supply

News  

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Treachery! White House Moves to Strangle U.S. Ammunition Supply

Last night, news broke that the Biden Administration is taking behind-the-scenes steps to further strangle the already constricted market for ammunition in the United States. The move could result in a reduction of the commercial production ...

Juvenile Records for Background Checks: An Issue That Should Provoke Caution, Skepticism

News  

Monday, June 20, 2022

Juvenile Records for Background Checks: An Issue That Should Provoke Caution, Skepticism

As Senate negotiators continue work on fine-tuning concepts for a gun control “framework” announced last week, one issue that has received surprisingly little attention is the potential inclusion of juvenile records in federal firearm background checks.

California: Legislature Ignores SCOTUS and Continues to Push Gun Control

Monday, June 27, 2022

California: Legislature Ignores SCOTUS and Continues to Push Gun Control

Last week, the United States Supreme Court handed down a huge victory for gun owners, confirming what has been known all along: that the 2nd Amendment is not a second class right and should not be treated ...

New Hampshire: Gov. Sununu Signs ATV Carry

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

New Hampshire: Gov. Sununu Signs ATV Carry

NRA applauds Governor Sununu for signing House Bill 1636 into law. This NRA-backed legislation allows individuals to carry a loaded firearm on an OHRV or snowmobile in the Granite State. NRA would like to thank ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -

More Like This From Around The NRA

NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.