March 25 - ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Indiana will hold its primary election on May 6. If you are an Indiana resident living outside your voting jurisdiction and want to vote in the primary, you must register by April 28.

You can register to vote and receive absentee ballots by submitting the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election official (the form can be found at If you complete, sign and submit the FPCA by the deadline, Indiana will register you as an absentee voter and send you your ballot for any elections this year.
If you are already registered in Indiana, and you wish to receive your primary ballot by mail, you must submit a ballot request or FPCA by 11:59pm on April 28. If you wish to receive your ballot by email or fax, you must submit a ballot request or FPCA by noon on May 5.

Detailed information is available at If you are registered to vote and have requested your ballot, but do not receive your absentee ballot by April 6, use the Federal Write-In Ballot (FWAB) to vote. The FWAB is also available at


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