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 Demonstrations and protests

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Stopped by Police

Know what to do if you are stopped by the police.

 

ICE Visits

Know what to do if an immigration officer is at your door.

 

 Anti Muslim Discrimination

Know what to do when faced with  anti-Muslim discrimination.

 

 

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As part of the run-up to this year's elections, we worked with our coalition partner, Freedom Indiana to produce a guide for transgender people outlining the types of obstacles they might experience when casting their vote, along with some information on how to solve them.

Since transgender people face very specific threats this election cycle, we think it's important that they have a chance to make their voices heard.

Links

Get ready to vote! 

 

 

DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE – Tuesday, October 11, 2016
ELECTION DAY – Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Indiana residents MUST present a government-issued photo ID before casting a ballot at the polls on Election Day.

Your photo ID must meet four criteria to be acceptable for voting purposes. It Must:

  1. Display your photo
  2. Display your name, and the name must conform to your voter registration record. Conform does not mean identical.
  3. Display an expiration date and either be current or have expired sometime after the date of the last General Election (November 4, 2014)
  4. Be issued by the State of Indiana or the U.S. government

In most cases, an Indiana driver license, Indiana photo ID card, Military ID or U.S. Passport is sufficient.

A student ID from an Indiana state school may be used only if it meets all of the four criteria specified above. A student ID from a private institution may NOT be used for voting purposes.

If you are unable or unwilling to present an ID that meets these requirements, you may cast a provisional ballot. If you cast a provisional ballot, you have until noon 10 days after the election to follow up with the county election board and either provide the necessary documentation or affirm that one of the law's exemptions applies to you. 

Get ready to vote! 

 

 

For those voters who have a nontraditional residence (those who are currently homeless, mobile or live at a place where the post office does not deliver mail), list the closest intersection to where you live in the box to the left marked "Residence Address," then list the address of a friend or shelter, within your county of residence, who is willing to receive mail for you in the box marked "Mailing Address." 

Get ready to vote! 

 

 

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