Any resident who
will be 18 years or older by Election Day, Nov. 3, who lives in the
incorporated areas of a town or city who has not registered to vote has
until Monday to do so if they wish to vote in the upcoming municipal general
The next day,
Tuesday, Oct. 6, Porter County will be offering early voting for the
elections at its three usual locations -- the Chesterton Town Hall (726
Broadway), the North County Government Complex in Portage (3560 Willowcreek
Rd.), and the Porter County Administration Building in Valparaiso (155
Hours for all three
locations will be 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
This year, the
three locations will also be open the Saturday prior to the election – Oct.
31 – with the same hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
All absentee and
early voting ends at noon on Monday, Nov. 2. Election Day is on Tuesday,
For those who wish
to vote absentee by mail, an application must be filled out which can be
requested from Porter County Voters Registration office or on the Porter
County Website -- look for the Elections tab and Absentee Voting under
Election Information. Once the application is processed, a ballot will be
mailed to the address given.
A confined voter or
a person caring for a confined voter can request a travel voting board by
vote absentee by mail must be received by the Porter County Voters
Registration office (155 Indiana Ave., Suite 105, Valparaiso, Indiana,
46383) by Monday, Oct. 26.
Voters with any
questions about early absentee voting are asked to call the Porter County
Voters Registration Office at 219-465-3487 or 219-465-3488.
Registering to vote
To vote in this
yearís upcoming general election, you must be a registered voter by Monday,
Oct. 5 by completing a registration form at the Voters Registration office
by the end of office hours -- 4:30 p.m. -- or by registering at