Indiana Voter Guides & Resources

Important Voting Deadlines

Next Election (General) — November 8th, 2022

Early, In-Person Absentee Voting — October 11th – November 7th, 2022

Last Day to Register — October 10th, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot — November 8th, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Absentee Requirement

A voter in Indiana is eligible to vote absentee in an election if he or she cannot make it to the polls on Election Day for one of the following reasons:

• The voter has “a specific, reasonable expectation” that he or she will be absent from his or her home county on Election Day during the entire voting period

• The voter is disabled, or 65 years of age of older.

• The voter will be responsible for official election duties outside of his or her voting precinct

• The voter is scheduled to work during the entire voting period.

• The voter will “be confined due to illness or injury” or “will be caring for an individual confined due to illness or injury” during the entire voting period

• The voter is prevented from voting during the regular voting period due to religious reasons.

• The voter is a participant in the state’s address confidentiality program, or is a military service member or public safety office.

Registration Deadlines & Requirements

Indiana Registration Deadline

In-Person: 29 days before Election Day.

By Mail: Postmarked 29 days before Election Day.

Online: 29 days before Election Day.

Indiana Registration Requirements

To register to vote in Indiana you must:

• be a citizen of the United States

• have resided in the precinct at least 30 days before the next election

• be at least 18 years of age on the day of the next general election

• not currently be in jail for a criminal conviction

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