of State Connie Lawson is reminding Hoosiers that early and absentee voting
for the May primary election begins today.
From now until May
7, eligible voters can cast an absentee ballot in-person at their county
clerk’s office or request an absentee ballot by mail.
Voters who choose
to vote absentee in-person have until 12 p.m. May 7, the day before the
primary election, to cast their ballot. Voters who choose to vote by mail
may request an absentee ballot online at
www.indianavoters.com or from
their county clerk’s office. Requests for absentee ballots by mail must be
delivered by April 30.
“Early voting and
absentee voting give Hoosiers more options when casting their ballots and
many take advantage of the opportunity,” Lawson said. “In the 2016 primary,
we saw 282,288 voters cast absentee ballots, and it is clear Hoosiers value
are encouraged to remind those serving overseas to request an absentee
ballot in advance of the deadline.
Hoosier voters can
www.indianavoters.com to view a
sample ballot and check their county election information. Some counties
allow in-person absentee voting at multiple locations, at the discretion of
the local election board.
“I encourage all
Hoosier voters to visit IndianaVoters.com to educate themselves on who
they’ll be voting for and where they’ll be voting,” Lawson said. “An
informed electorate is key to a successful government and I hope all voters
take advantage of this tool.”
Hoosiers who are
unsure of their registration can confirm their registration online at
Voters may also
request an absentee ballot and verify their polling location on the website.
hours for early voting
Early voting for
the May 8 primary election began today and will end May 7. In Duneland
voters in all precincts may cast their early ballots in the meeting room of
the Chesterton town hall, 726 Broadway.
* 8:30 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. Monday through Friday.
* 8:30 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. Saturday, April 28; and Saturday, May 5.