The general election is coming up on November 3, 2020. Take the time today to register to vote, or to double check that your registration is up to date.
Do I Have the Right to Vote?
You have the right to vote in Indiana if:
- You are both a U.S. citizen and a resident of Indiana; and
- You will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next General or Municipal Election, and
- You are not currently in prison after being convicted of a crime; and
- You have lived in the precinct where you vote for at least 30 days prior to the election; and
- You are registered to vote.
How Do I Check if I’m Already Registered to Vote?
Check your voting status by:
- Visiting https://indianavoters.in.gov/
- Under “CHECK VOTING STATUS,” click on “Check Your Registration Record”
- Enter your first and last name and your birthday, and select your county from the drop down menu
- Click Submit
- If you are registered, you will be taken to your voter portal.
- If you are not registered, a pop up will appear saying “We could not find voter registration from the information you entered.” It will then give the option to register.
What’s a Voter Portal?
Your voter portal is your go to place for information on voting and upcoming elections. In your portal you can:
- Update your voter information if you’ve moved or changed your name
- Apply for an absentee ballot
- Check your polling location and hours
- See who is on your ballot
How Do I Register to Vote
There are three methods to register:
- Register online at http://www.indianavoters.com/ with a valid Indiana driver’s license or Indiana state-issued identification card on or before October 5, 2020
- Register by mail by completing this form and mailing it to the Dearborn County Election Clerk: 165 Mary Street Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 (forms must be postmarked on or before October 5, 2020)
- Register in person by returning the completed form to your county’s voter registration office or the Indiana Election Division on or before October 5, 2020
Once your voter registration application is received, your county voter registration office will process the application and determine your eligibility. If you are eligible, the county office will send you a voter registration acknowledgment card. Once you receive that card, you will be officially registered. If you are not eligible, or if the application was incomplete, you will receive a notice denying the application or requesting the missing information.
Over 4.5 million Indiana residents are registered to vote! Join them today!
All information taken from in.gov