Monday is the last day to register to vote for Indiana’s May primary

Monday, April 8 is your last chance to register to vote in Indiana if you plan to vote in the May 7, 2019 primary. You can check your voter registration information online at the website.

If you need to register or change your address, the good news is that it is not too late. While the voter registration office at the County-City Building will close at 4:30 pm on Monday, you can register to vote online until midnight. Online voter registration can be accessed at

Additionally, you can mail in a voter registration application as long as it is postmarked April 8.

Anyone registering to vote must meet these basic requirements:

  • You must be a United States citizen and resident of Indiana.
  • You will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next General or Municipal Election.
  • You must have lived in your precinct continuously for at least 30 days before the next election (except for certain military voters).
  • You must not be currently imprisoned for a criminal conviction.

Early voting begins Tuesday across the state of Indiana. St. Joseph County residents can vote at the County-City Building in downtown South Bend or the County Services Building in Mishawaka.

Early voting hours are below:

Monday – Friday starting April 9, 2019 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, April 27 and May 4, 2019 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 28 and May 5, 2019 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Monday, May 6, 2019 8:00 am – 12:00 noon

Remember to bring a valid photo ID with you when you vote! These include an Indiana driver’s license, state ID, passport, or a military ID. Student IDs are only accepted from public universities if they include a photo, a student’s name, an expiration date, and are either current or expired after November 6, 2018.

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