Contact: Jim Gavin
Indianapolis, IN - With the May 6th Primary election approaching, Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita is reminding Hoosier voters to make sure they are familiar with the approaching election-related deadlines.
Voters who qualify to vote absentee by mail, need to make sure their application is received in the county election board office by Monday, April 28, 2008. The form can be faxed, delivered, or mailed but it must be received (not postmarked) by the April 28th deadline.
Voters who are confined and need to have their ballot delivered by an absentee voter board (traveling board), need to make sure their application is received in the county election board office by Monday, May 5, 2008. The form can be faxed, delivered, or mailed but it must be received (not postmarked) by Noon, Monday May 5th.
For more information, please use the following Official State of Indiana resources:
Hoosiers can check their registration status, locate polling places, and look up county-specific contact information by visiting IndianaVoters.com - a service made possible with the implementation of Indiana's statewide voter registration system (SVRS) linking together all 92 Indiana counties with several key state agencies.
Hoosier Voter Hotline Line
The Hoosier Voter Hotline, 1-866-IN-1-VOTE ( 1-866-4...), is a comprehensive resource designed to answer any election questions. Voters are also encouraged to use the hotline to report suspected fraud or a polling place's accessibility limitations.
PhotoID.IN.gov explains the basics of Indiana’s photo ID law, including how to get an ID, what kinds of IDs are acceptable, and exemptions to the law. The site walks voters through steps to get a free state-issued ID from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) as provided by law, and provides details on the necessary documentation to obtain a free ID.