Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Make sure your voice is heard!
Whether your students are voting for the first time, have voted in a previous election, or won’t vote for another year or two, you can help them learn how to manage this important independent living skill.
Helpful Voting Resources
- Vote 411—A great place to prepare for elections! Links to learning what’s on your ballot, finding your polling place, securing provisions for voters with disabilities, finding debates and forums in your area, and much more.
- Indiana University Libraries voting help—plenty of direct links to candidate and registration information, voting guides for students, constitutional primers, and more.
- Indiana Voter Portal—links to voter registration, voter status verification, polling place location, voting hours, sample ballots, and more.
- Application for Absentee Voting—People with disabilities are eligible to vote via absentee ballot. (Note: Local Election Board must receive the application at least 12 days prior to the election - October 27, 2022).
- Information About Assistance at the Polls for Voters with Disabilities—Voters requiring assistance due to their disability are welcome at the polls on Election Day. Poll workers or a designated relative or friend can help them at the polling place. Two poll workers from each political party are available if the voter requests aid.
- Information About Photo IDs on Election Day—In most cases, an Indiana driver's license, Indiana photo ID card, Military ID, or U.S. Passport is sufficient.
- Videos About Voter Registration—Brief videos from Indiana Disability Rights on voting and the registration process. Available in English, Spanish, and ASL.
- Your Vote Is Your Voice—54-page guide to voting from the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities. (Note: In Indiana, a voter who has a legal guardian may still cast a ballot; this is not the case in all states.)