Indiana Election Law

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Voter Registration

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodIn person, mail, online.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Deadline29 days before Election DayNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
AutomaticNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Same DayNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Application

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseAbsence, disability, voter is over 65, work, illness, voter is a serious sex offender.No ChangesSB0117 establishes no-excuse absentee ballots.
AutomaticNoAbsentee ballots sent to all registered voters for the regular general election.No Legislative Activity
DeadlineNoon on Election DayNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Valid for X# of Cycles1No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDSignature VerificationNo ChangesSB0353 would require Indiana driver's license number or social security number for absentee ballot applications.
In PersonYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxYes No ChangesSB398 Prohibits counting a ballot that is deposited in a drop box or container that is not under the physical control and supervision of the county election board.
Return Deadline12PM on Election DayNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Ballot Harvesting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Limited 3rd PartyHousehold member or attorney in fact.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Paid Political OperativesNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Early Voting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationYesNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Witness StatementNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Other---
Cure ProcessNoNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - In Person

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDRequiredNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Other Options---
Provisional BallotsUsed for voters whose eligibility is challenged or if polling hours are extended by a court order.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Voting Day

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Hours6AM-6PMNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Wait TimeNo LegislationNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
ElectioneeringProhibited within 50 feet of polling places.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
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Voter Rolls

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update FrequencyUpdated continuouslyNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Voter RemovalDeath, written request, felony conviction, or inactivity through 2 consecutive general elections.No ChangesNo Legislative Activity