Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 5, certain military or overseas voters have an extended deadline

Indiana’s Address Confidentiality Program provides confidential voter registration for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons after their release from incarceration.

ID Requirements for Voting: Photo ID is required. If an ID is not shown, you can cast a provisional ballot and show a photo ID within 6 days of the election.

Absentee Voting: All registered Indiana voters are eligible to vote absentee-in-person at the county election board office beginning 28 days before the election. In order to vote absentee-by-mail you must have an excuse. View the list of excuses and download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Indiana ranks 33rd in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Indiana Congressional Delegation

Indiana State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Indiana had lower voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size