Absentee Voting Facts and Deadlines
How to submit absentee ballot applications:
- Hand-Delivery: Circuit Court Clerk, 101 N. Main St., Rm. 204, Goshen, IN 46526
- Mail: ATTN: Christopher, Elkhart County Election Board, 101 N. Main St., Rm. 204, Goshen, IN 46526
- Fax: (574) 535-6471
Absentee Voting in Person Information
Absentee voting in person for the 2018 PrimaryElection will begin at 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, 2018.
Absentee voting in person for the 2018 Primary Election will end at 12:00 noon, Monday, May 7, 2018.
Voters will need to show a photo ID that meets ALL of the following criteria:
1.Displays the voter's photo,
2.Displays the voter's name,
3.Displays an expiration date, and must either be current, or have expired after November 8, 2018, AND
4.Must be issued by the State of Indiana, or the Federal Government*
*In most cases, an Indiana driver's license, Indiana photo ID card, Military ID or US Passport is sufficient. A student ID from an Indiana State school may only be used if it meets all of the 4 criteria specified above. A student ID from a private institution may not be used for voting purposes.
NOTE: An ID issued by the US Department of Defense, a branch of the uniformed services, the Merchant Marine, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (or Veterans Administration), or the Indiana National Guard is not required to have an expiration date, or may state that the document has an "Indefinite" expiration date.
Locations - FOR EACH LOCATION, NOTE SCHEDULE, BELOW
Goshen - County Administration Building, 117 N. 2nd St., Room 108, Goshen
Elkhart - Lincoln Center, 608 Oakland Ave., Elkhart (now on the first floor)
Nappanee - First Brethren Church, 1600 N. Main St., Nappanee
Middlebury - Town Hall, 418 N. Main St., Middlebury
Schedule - below schedule was approved by the Election Board at a public meeting on 2/22/18.
Mondays (except May 7) - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Elkhart and Goshen ONLY)
Tuesday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Elkhart and Goshen ONLY)
Saturday, April 28 - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ALL 4 LOCATIONS)
Saturday, May 5 - 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ALL 4 LOCATIONS)
Monday (May 7) - 8:00 a.m. to NOON - noon is the deadline to vote absentee in-person. (Elkhart and Goshen ONLY)
The board unanimously voted to NOT offer evening hours for absentee voting for the 2018 primary election. We will monitor the situation, and if necessary will adjust the schedule.