Election Day: What you need to know
Here are a few things you'll need to know for Election Day, November 8, 2016.
The polls in Indiana are open 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Indiana Secretary of State: Election Division website - review candidates and find your polling place
If you live in Elkhart County, you may vote at any vote center. Click here for the locations
Voters can call 1-866-461-8683 (toll free) for individual assistance through Election Day. This is also the number you call if you need to notify the Election Day Response Team of any issues.
The Indiana Secretary of State wants to remind all voters:
- You cannot bring election materials inside a polling location.
- You cannot wear items into a polling location supporting or opposing a candidate or issue.
- You cannot comment on another voter’s support of a candidate or issue inside of a polling location.
- You are required to bring a photo ID. [More info]
- This is a Primary Election so voters will have to choose a Democrat or Republican ballot. Indiana has an open primary; voters are not bound to choose one ballot or the other.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Every Michigan voter must comply with the ID requirement by showing picture identification or signing an affidavit attesting that he or she is not in possession of picture identification.
Voters can satisfy the ID requirement by showing a Michigan driver’s license or a Michigan personal identification card. Voters who do not possess either document may show any of the following forms of picture ID as long as it is current:
- Driver’s license or personal ID card issued by another state.
- Federal or state government-issued photo ID.
- U.S. passport.
- Military identification card with photo.
- Student identification with photo from a high school or an accredited institution of higher education.
- Tribal identification card with photo.