Voting in the 2020 Primary

For the first time in history, every single Hoosier voter can vote by mail. If you’re wondering how you can do it, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about voting in the 2020 primary:

Voting safely in the 2020 primary is a three-step process.

There are three ways to register to vote:

1. Register online here if you have an Indiana driver’s license or ID.

2. You can print the Voter Registration Application and mail in the form. Any registration form postmarked on or before May 4 can be accepted if the voter is otherwise eligible.

3. You can call your county clerk. If their office is open, you can ask to pick up the form and complete it.

Your county clerk must have your application by May 21. If they receive your application after May 21, even if it is postmarked before, it will not be counted. So, apply now!

There are three ways to apply to vote by mail:

1. Fill out your application online at 

2. Download the form to mail it in here

3. Call the Election Division to request an application: (317) 232-3939

You can check the status of your application by visiting “My Voter Portal” on

Looking for step-by-step instructions on applying to vote by mail? 

Watch our 40-second video on how to fill out the online application.
Or check out our video on how to fill out a mail-in application.

Your county clerk must have your ballot by June 2 at noon. Anything postmarked before June 2, but received after June 2 at noon will not be counted.

To have your ballot counted, you must sign the outer security envelope in the space provided.

-Additional Resources-

For deadlines, instructions, and troubleshooting on registering to vote, applying to vote by mail, and mailing in your ballot take a look at our vote-by-mail flowchart.

¿Hablas español? ¿Quieres votar por correo? Tenemos un diagrama de instrucciones aquí.

Still have questions? Call the Election Division at (317) 232-3939.

Vote-by-mail outreach is funded by our 100%-grassroots backed, Vote-by-Mail Outreach Initiative. You help us make sure every Hoosier has the tools to vote by mail here.

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