Make your voice heard by exercising your right to vote in the 2022 primary election.
- April 4, 2022: Deadline to register to vote in the 2022 primary election.
- April 5, 2022: First day of early voting in-person.
- April 21, 2022: Application deadline for voting absentee by mail. Mail-in ballots must be received by noon on Election Day.
- May 3, 2022: Primary Election Day!
If you are registering with an alternative accepted ID other than a state-issued license, you can register here.
WHO CAN VOTE IN INDIANA?
To vote in Indiana, an individual must be a citizen of the U.S. who will be least 18 years of age at the time of the next general, municipal or special election. The voter must have resided in their precinct for 30 days prior to the next general, municipal or special election.
There are many misconceptions surrounding who can and cannot vote in the state of Indiana, leading to suppressed voter turnout for certain groups that do have the right to vote.
People who have been Previously Incarcerated
Recently Naturalized Citizens
Individuals with Disabilities
PHOTO ID REQUIREMENTS
Accepted photo identification is as follows:
State of Indiana identification with the voter’s name, photograph, and an expiration date that is current or expired after the most recent general election
U.S. government identification that meets the above criteria
Student ID from a public institution in Indiana that meets the above criteria
Military ID (need not include an expiration date)
Voters may also submit an application for a free photo ID at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. The Secretary of State provides further information.
MAKE YOUR VOTING PLAN
Make sure you have a voting plan! Outline how you’ll participate in the May 3, 2022 primary election. Your vote plan should include:
- How you’re voting—by absentee ballot, early at a satellite location, or in-person.
- The location you’ll vote if you opt to visit a satellite location or to vote in-person.
- Any important deadlines associated with the way in which you plan to cast your vote.
If you are voting in Marion County, you can check your polling location wait time here.
For voters who are planning to vote absentee, make sure your absentee ballot is complete, and that you sign the outside of the absentee envelope before returning it.
If you are interested in working at the polls on election day, contact your county clerk here.