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Register to vote online or by mail before October 9

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State Senator Karen Tallian, D-Portage, reminds Indiana residents that the deadline to register to vote is approaching quickly. In order to vote in the 2012 General Election, you must be registered by Oct. 9.

Hoosiers can register “hassle-free” online by visiting The website also offers services to voters who need to update their voting information or to find their polling places. Voter registration forms may also be mailed to the county election office (155 Indiana Avenue, Suite 105, Valparaiso, IN 46383) or Indiana Election Division (302 W. Washington Street, Room E204, Indianapolis, IN 46204).

If you have moved or changed your name, update your registration by notifying the county registration office where you currently live or update your information online.

Indiana voters can vote absentee by mail or by traveling election board under certain circumstances that limit their ability to get to the polls Election Day. Applications to receive an absentee ballot by mail must be mailed to the county election board by Oct. 29.

All registered voters in Indiana are eligible to vote early, known as absentee-in-person, at the county election office.

For more information about early voting, contact the Porter County Voters Registration office at (219)465-3484 for times and locations.


Posted 9/27/2012