You've watched the political ads for months. You're sick of the yard signs, the constant Facebook election opinions and water cooler comments. Finally Election Day is almost here and it's time to exercise your right to vote! Yippee! But, not so fast! Before the day arrives, you'll need to make sure you are registered and find out where your assigned poll is. Be prepared and ready to exercise your right to vote!
How to RegisterRegistering to vote in Indiana is not difficult. You can register to vote at the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. If you are at a BMV, an employee will more than likely ask you if you'd like to register. In addition, you can register online or print off a registration form to mail in. In addition, you can also register to vote online in the comfort of your own home. You must register to vote no later than 29 days before to be able to vote in the next election.
Know Before You GoPolls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Election Day. To be eligible to vote, you must show a Driver's License or another form of identification. Identification must show a photo, full name, an expiration date that has not passed and must be issued by either the State of Indiana or the Federal Government (a passport would work).
Where to VoteIf you're not sure where to go to vote, you can look up your poll location online. The Indiana Statewide Voter Registration System makes it simple. Simple enter your county of residence, first and last name and date of birth. It will then generate your polling place name and location.