Absentee Info

 

Absentee Voting Schedule
2020 Primary Election

Voting in Person - note, locations are tentative, pending approval of the Election Board

 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020:
First day that a voter may vote an absentee ballot before an absentee voter board in the office of the circuit court clerk. (I.C. 3-11-10-26)
Saturday, April 25, 2020:

The office of the circuit court clerk must be open for at least 7 hours for in-person absentee voting.   (I.C. 3-11-10-26)

Saturday, May 2, 2020:

The office of the circuit court clerk must be open for at least 7 hours for in-person absentee voting.   (I.C. 3-11-10-26)
Monday, May 4, 2020:

Deadline, by noon, for a voter to vote an absentee ballot in the office of the circuit court clerk. (I.C. 3-11-10-26)

Voting by Mail

Thursday April 23, 2020:

Deadline, by midnight, for a circuit court clerk to receive a mailed, e-mailed or facsimile transmitted absentee ballot application from a voter who requests to vote by mail for the primary election. (I.C. 3-11-4-3(a)(4))  Absentee ballot applications submitted by e-mail must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Absentee ballot applications submitted by fax must be faxed to (574) 535-6471, and absentee ballot applications submitted by mail are to be mailed to: Elkhart County Election Board, 101 N. Main, Room 204, Goshen, IN 46526.  Applications can also be submitted in person, during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, excluding County holidays. 

Voting by Traveling Board

Thursday, April 16, 2020:

First day that a voter requesting an absentee traveling board to visit the voter at the voter’s location because of illness or injury of the voter, or because the voter is caring for a confined person at a private residence, may vote before the traveling absentee board for the primary election.

Monday, May 4, 2020:

Deadline, by noon, for the circuit court clerk to receive a mailed, e-mailed, faxed, or hand-delivered absentee ballot application from a voter requesting an absentee traveling board to visit the voter at the voter’s location because of illness or injury of the voter, or because the voter is caring for a confined person at a private residence. (I.C. 3-11-10-25)  Applications to vote absentee by travel board that are submitted by e-mail must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Absentee ballot applications submitted by fax must be faxed to (574) 535-6471, and absentee ballot applications submitted by mail are to be mailed to: Elkhart County Election Board, 101 N. Main, Room 204, Goshen, IN 46526.  Applications can also be submitted in person, during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, excluding County holidays.

Monday, May 4, 2020:

Deadline, for a traveling absentee voter board to visit and vote a voter at the voter’s location because of illness or injury or because the voter is caring for a confined person at a private residence.   (I.C. 3-11-10-25)

Voter Registration Deadline

Monday, April 6, 2020:

Deadline, at close of business, for an individual to apply for voter registration or for a voter to transfer the voter’s registration at the county voter registration office to be registered for the Primary Election. (I.C. 3-7-13-10; 3-7-13-11)

 

 

 

 

Important Information

2020 Elections 

Candidate filing opens January 8. Click here to see the list of offices that can be filed for.

The candidate list will update as declarations are filled by the Democratic and Republican candidates.  For more details, contact the Election Board at 535-6469. 

 

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Contact Us!Clerk's Office: (574)-535-6469
Voter Registration: (574)-535-6775
Address: 101 N Main St #204, Goshen, IN 46526
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