2012 Primary ElectionAbsentee Deadlines
Vote by MailApplication Deadline: midnight, Mon., April 30, 2012.
Ballot Deadline: Election Day, Tues., May 8, 2012.
Traveling BoardApplication Deadline:noon, Mon., May. 7, 2012.
Clerk's Office200 E Washington St W122
Dates and Hours of Operation:TBD Questions?
Election Board 200 E. Washington St.Suite W-144 Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 327-5100 (office)(317) 327-4815 (fax)
Absentee Voting Informationfor November 6, 2012 General Election
Vote by Mail Information
To absentee vote by mail, you can request an application from the Marion County Election Board or download an Application for Absentee Ballot online. Absentee ballot requests must be submitted in every election; applications are not kept on file for civilian voters. When you have completed and returned the application, a ballot will be mailed to you once they are legally available.
The deadline to submit an application to vote by mail for the November 6 General Election is 11:59PM, Monday, October 29, 2012. Deadline to return an absentee ballot is 6PM, Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2012. Applications and ballots postmarked by their respective deadlines but received by the Election Board after the deadline date cannot be processed.
The qualifications for receiving an absentee ballot by mail are:
To absentee vote by traveling board, you must complete an absentee ballot application from the Marion County Election Board, choosing one of the two options under part "C." Please be sure to include a working telephone number on your application so Election Board staff can contact you to schedule an appointment for a bi-partisan team to visit your residence.
Deadline to submit an application for traveling board is noon, Monday, November 5, 2012.
Any Marion County voter can choose to vote early in the Clerk's office. Traditionally, early voting begins 29 days before any election. Voters must complete an absentee ballot application onsite and present it along with a valid, photo ID card issued by the state of Indiana or federal government. When the application is approved, voters are given a ballot to complete. The ballot is sealed in an envelope and delivered to their precinct on Election Day.
Early Voting times and locations for the 2012 General Election:
Early Voting Location:Marion County Clerk's Office200 E. Washington St., W122Indianapolis, IN 46204
- Use Delaware Street entrance for easy access to the office.
- Reimbursed parking available at the pay lot on either the north or south side of Market Street at the intersection of Market and Alabama. (If you're not sure you are in the correct lot, ask the attendant before paying!) You do have to pre-pay the lot's fee, but it will be refunded to you by presenting a voucher available in the Election Board office.
Early Voting Hours:
Monday, October 8 to Friday, October 19 – 8AM to 5PM, M-FSaturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 – 10AM to 5PMMonday, October 22 to Sunday, November 4 – 8AM to 8PM (this includes two weekends, too)Monday, November 5 – 8AM to NOON
Military and Overseas Voters
Absentee rules differ for military and overseas voters. Follow this link for more information.
For information regarding absentee voting, please call (317) 327-VOTE, email email@example.com or write to: