Registration to vote in the May 7th Primary ends on April 8th.  You have the right to vote in Indiana if you are both a U.S. citizen and a resident of Indiana; and will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next General Election.   Other regulations include that you are not currently in prison after being convicted of a crime; you have lived in the precinct where you vote for at least 30 days prior to the election; and you are registered to vote.

You can register to vote online by visiting .  Indiana residents with a valid Indiana driver’s license or Indiana state-issued identification card will be able to use this tool to submit a new voter registration application or to update an existing voter registration record.  

You can also apply in person at the county clerk’s office or at any BMV license branch if you are conducting a “credential transaction” (such as obtaining a driver’s license, permit, or identification card). You may also pick up a registration by mail form at a BMV license branch or public assistance office.

Once your voter registration application is received, your county voter registration office will process the application and determine your eligibility. If you are eligible, the county office will send you a voter registration acknowledgment card. Once you receive that card, you will be officially registered. If you are not eligible, or if the application was incomplete, you will receive a notice denying the application or requesting the missing information.

If you have not received a voter registration card or a notice from your county within about 30 days, call your county voter registration office. You can check your voter registration and polling location at any time at or by calling 1-866-IN-1-VOTE.

The first day to vote in person by absentee ballot is Tuesday, April 9th.  Absentee voting will be in the Marshall County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Fridays until May 5th.  On May 6th voting is open until noon. 

The first day to vote confined voters is April 18th.  You must contact the Marshall County Voter Registration Office to make a request for the Travel Board. 

For more information on registering to vote, Absentee Voting, Travel Board Voting, who’s on your ballot and where to vote, check out the Marshall County website at or call 574-936-8922.