Deadline For Absentee Ballot Approaching

first_imgStaff ReportThe StatehouseFile.comINDIANAPOLIS —The deadlines to vote in-person or through an absentee ballot are quickly approaching.Primary Election Day is May 8 and polls will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. For those who cannot vote in-person that day, they can still vote early in-person or with an absentee ballot, but the last day to request one is April 30.Secretary of State Connie Lawson said voting is a right many have fought for and asked voters not to take their right for granted.“Waiting until the last moment increases the chance that your request will not be received in time. An absentee application only takes a few minutes to complete, so set aside that time today,” Lawson said in a statement.To send an absentee ballot by mail, voters must request an application from the county clerk’s office by 11:59 p.m. on April 30. Applications can be submitted in person, by fax, email or mail.Early voting in-person is on-going, and can be cast by going to the county clerk’s office. Some counties, however, have additional early voting sites. The last day to vote early in-person at a clerk’s office is noon on May 7.FOOTNOTE: TheStatehousefile.com is a news website powered by Franklin College journalism students.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more