Election day is right around the corner! It can be a little confusing trying to parse through the massive amount of information about voting. We’ve created this quick guide for voting in Putnam County to help guide you through the process, whether you want to vote by mail, early vote, or vote in person.
Early In-Person Voting @ Putnam County Courthouse Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Special Saturday Hours:
10/24: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
10/31: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Election Day In-Person Voting @ Voting Centers
Hours: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Putnam County Courthouse
Cloverdale American Legion
Reelsville Fire Department
Bainbridge Community Building
Floyd Township Fire Department
Putnam County Fairgrounds
Greencastle American Legion
Wellspring Christian Church
You MUST bring an Indiana State ID to vote if you are voting in person.
If you are unable to obtain an Indiana State ID due to financial or transportation issues, VoteRiders is a free resource for obtaining necessary documents. They will help obtain documents, arrange rides to and from the BMV, and can provide other assistance if necessary. Fill out their online form or call or text 844-338-8743.
Find out where to vote by choosing “Find Your Polling Place” on the Voter Information Portal.
YES – Voting early in-person is available from October 6, 2020 to November 2, 2020. All registered Indiana voters are eligible to vote early in-person. For more information on how to vote early in Indiana visit: https://www.in.gov/idr/voteearly.htm.
For those who cannot travel to their polling place on Election Day, you may be able to obtain an absentee ballot. To see if you are eligible to vote absentee, or to download an online application, go to the Putnam County Voter Information Portal Absentee Forms. Early voters, military and overseas voters, and a travelling board for sick, injured or disabled voters and their caregivers may all be eligible for absentee ballots.
To find a list of who is on your ballot, visit the Voter Information Portal. Click on the yellow icon “Who’s on the Ballot?” You will need to put in your name and your birthdate as well as the county where you are registered to vote. You will find a list of the candidates who are currently on the ballot.
Best Colleges created the Student Voting Guide specifically for students to better understand how to vote.