YOUR VOTE MATTERS NOW MORE THAN EVER. VOTE SAFELY FROM HOME.
Updated: Mar 25
ABSENTEE VOTING As we all strive to remain safe and well during this public health crisis, we can safely participate in the Indiana primary election by voting absentee by mail. Please do this to protect yourself and others! Here's how:
Download the phone app HERE: https://www.in.gov/core/mobile/index.html
Download the long form to mail in HERE: https://forms.in.gov/Download.aspx?id=8691
Have an absentee ballot application emailed to you HERE: www.vote.org/absentee-ballot/
Learn more about absentee voting HERE: https://www.in.gov/sos/elections/2402.htm
"WHAT REASON SHOULD I GIVE FOR VOTING ABSENTEE?"
Due to the current public health crisis, all registered Indiana voters may vote absentee by mail in the 2020 primary. On your application, select the reason that applies best to your situation.
"WHAT IF I DON''T HAVE A PRINTER?"
Call your County Clerk or Election Board to have an absentee ballot application mailed to you.
"WHY SHOULD I BOTHER WITH VOTING IN THE MIDDLE OF A NATIONAL EMERGENCY?"
Now more than ever we realize how deeply politics can affect our personal lives. The decisions of our elected officials literally make a life or death difference during times of crisis. Your vote matters now more than ever.
INDIANA PRIMARY VOTING DEADLINES
All Indiana primary election deadlines have been moved forward by 28 days. Here are the revised dates:
May 4: voter registration ends. Register to vote HERE: https://indianavoters.in.gov
May 21: county clerk must RECEIVE your absentee ballot application by noon.
June 2: county clerk must RECEIVE your completed ballot by noon.
Some other changes recently announced by the Indiana Election Commission:
Approve absentee ballots that are dated May 5, 2020.
Allow county election boards to conduct meetings electronically.
Encourage counties to appoint medical professionals to travelling boards that help voters cast ballots in confined-care facilities.
Permit family members and caregivers of confined voters to personally deliver ballots.
Allow counties to consolidate voting locations.
Advises counties to determine election counts by 3 p.m. June 12.