Voting Requirements                                                                                                                      

You have the right to vote in an Indiana election, if:

  • You are both a U.S. citizen and a resident of Indiana; and
  • You will be at least 18 years of age at the next Primary Election, May 8, 2018; 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 unless you quality to vote using one of the “Fail Safe” procedures; and
  • You are registered to vote.

To register to vote, simply visit and register online or fill out the VRG-7 form and return it to your county by the deadline listed below



  • October 9, 2018:  Voter Registration Closes for the 2018 General Election
  • October 10, 2018:  First day to vote absentee in-person for the 2018 General Election
  • October 29, 2018:  Deadline for absentee by-mail applications to be received for the 2018 General Election
  • November 6, 2018:  General Election Day

Mail-in voter registration applications must be postmarked on or before the above registration deadlines; online applications must be submitted on or before 11:50 pm on the above registration deadlines.


More Information

  • If you would like to check your voter registration or the location of your polling place, please visit or call the Hoosier Voter Hotline at 1-866-IN-I-VOTE (866-461-8683).
  • If you are interested in being a poll worker on Election Day, contact the county office of your voter registration office.  Poll workers are compensated for their time, varying by county.