What you need to know to vote in the midterm election


INDIANA (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Election day is here.

Do you know what’s on your ballot? What about your polling place?

Below is a guide to make sure you’re in the right spot and have what you need to cast your vote in the midterm election.

Is your voter registration valid? 

Before you even leave the house to vote, you need to make sure your voter registration is valid.

Click here to check your voter registration.

Know who and what is on your ballot 

When you get into the polling booth, do you know who you’ll be voting for? Are there any special referendums that you’ll need to decide on?

Click here to learn who’s on your ballot.

Where is my polling location? 

Click here to find your polling location. You can also call your county election office

In some parts of the state, the polling location may close an hour later due to the different time zones.

Know what to bring and what not to bring to the polls

In order to cast a vote in Indiana, you’ll need a government-issued ID. You could use your driver’s license, a government-issued photo ID card, a passport or a military ID. (If you forget your ID on Election Day, you can cast a provisional ballot. You’ll have 10 days after the election to follow up with the county election board.)

Make sure you don’t wear clothing that supports a certain candidate or a party. Campaign signs are prohibited inside the polling location.

If you have a problem, what do you do? 

The Indiana Election Division is here to help you should you run into any issues.

Give them a call at 317-232-3939 or contact your county elections office.

If you have a complaint about your polling place’s accessibility or possible fraud, call 866-461-8683.

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Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall

Kayla Crandall is the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at Fort Wayne's NBC. She also serves as the weekend producer on NBC.

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