Vote Absentee

There are two ways to vote absentee: By Mail or By Travel Board.

Another alternative is to Vote Early - In Person. See details at Vote Early - In person

Vote By Mail
For the 2020 Primary Election; any registered voter in Hamilton County can vote absentee by mail, but you must submit an application by May 21, 2020.
The final day for the Election Office to receive this application is 12 days before the election. Use one of the following forms and see Submit an Application for more details.
Vote By Travel Board
If you are confined due to illness, the Travel Board can come to you, within Hamilton County. Confined voters are those who are either confined to their home, hospital or nursing facility. You must submit a Travel Board Application. The final day for the Election Office to receive this application is the Monday before the election, at noon. See Submit an Application for more details.

Application Process (to vote by mail or by travel board)

You must submit an application to vote by mail or by travel board.The Elections Office must receive it by the appropriate submission deadline (as stated in the above sections).



Get an Application

You can:
  • Fill in and print out the appropriate form provided on this page.
  • Offices are currently closed to the public, you can not get an application in person. 
  • Call 317-776-8476 and make a request for an application over the phone or by leaving a voice mail message stating your name, address and phone number.

Submit an Application

You can submit your application by any of the following methods. The Elections Office must receive it by the appropriate submission deadline (as stated in the above sections).
  • By fax to 317-776-8218
  • By mail to:
    Hamilton County Election Office
    1 Hamilton County Square
    Suite 106
    Noblesville, IN 46060
  • Offices are currently closed to the public, you can not submit an application in person. 
  • By E-mail to elections@hamiltoncounty.in.gov
 

Absentee Voting Process

Absentee ballots are counted first and generally are the first results reported on Election night.



Vote by Mail

After your application has been processed, you will receive a paper ballot to review for your selection and a ballot card to record your vote. Ballots will begin being mailed 45 days before an election.   It is a violation of Indiana election law to hand deliver a ballot for anyone but yourself or a member of your family living at your address. If delivering a ballot for a family member who lives at your address, you will be required to fill out an ABS-19 affidavit for each ballot.

All mailed-in ballots must be received by the Election Office on or before election day at noon. Mailed ballots will have the postage pre-paid and should be returned to us at:
Hamilton County Election Office
One Hamilton County Square, Ste. 106
Noblesville, IN 46060


Vote by Travel Board


After your application has been processed, a Travel Board consisting of a Republican and Democrat member will come to your location so you can cast your ballot. The Travel Board will be going out starting a week before the election.