League of Women Voters



Indiana Absentte Ballot Process

If you wish to have your absentee ballot sent to you by mail or delivered to you by a traveling board, you must be at least one of the following:

Indiana Voting Machines

The voting machine systems used in Indiana are optical scan and DRE.

Indiana Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Indiana, you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States and a resident of Indiana
  • Be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day
  • Reside in your precinct at least 30 days before the election in which you will be voting.
  • Not currently in prison after committing crime
  • Apply to register to vote at least 29 days before the election in which you will be voting. Your registration application must be approved in order to vote

Indiana Overseas and Military Voters

You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

If you have additional questions about elections and voting overseas you can use our state specific elections official directory or contact the Overseas Vote Foundation.


Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.



For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.


The polling place for each precinct must meet accessibility standards under federal law.

The polling place must have facilities accessible to elderly voters and voters with disabilities so that these voters have the same opportunity for access, participation, privacy, and independence available to all voters. This includes:


Time off to vote is subject to the employer. Indiana state law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.


Polling places are open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm on Election Day.


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)


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