Your guide to voting

*Tuesday, November 8 is the General Election!

The deadline to register to vote is October 11!. Register and/or help someone else to register. Even if you are sure you are registered, check your registration–Indiana is notorious for purging voters. Just go to your Voter Portal at or You can also go to Vote 411, which is a one stop site for elections information from the League of Women Voters. From all those sites you can check your registration, find your polling place for Election Day, view your ballot, and, if you qualify, request a mail in absentee ballot. Acceptable criteria for a mail in ballot are listed when you request one; you can request one now; the deadline for the county elections office to receive your completed ballot is by noon on Nov. 8.

Early voting in person begins October 12. You may vote early at any early voting location in your county of residence. Find your county below.

Porter County Early Voting Locations and Hours

Early Voting opens on October 12th and continues through NOON on November 7th. Dates and times for all early voting locations are:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Saturday October 29 & November 5 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
  • Early voting ends at Noon on Monday, November 7th.

Early Voting Locations:

Chesterton Town Hall, 790 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304

Hebron Community Center, 611 N. Main St.. Hebron, IN 46341

North County Complex, 3560 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN 46368

Porter County Administration Building, 155 Indiana Ave., Suite 102A, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Union Township Fire Station #2, 267 N. 600 W., Valparaiso, IN 46385

US Steel Workers Hall, 1100 Max Mochal Hwy. (State Road 149), Chesterton, IN 46304

Valparaiso Fire Training Center, 355 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383

Mobile Voting Dates, Times & Locations:

Kouts Library, 101 E. Daumer Rd., Kouts, IN 46347; Wednesdays from October 12th through November 2nd from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

South Haven Library, 403 W. 700 N., Valparaiso, IN 46385, Saturday; October 29th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Jamestown Apartments, 2817 Virginia Park Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383; Saturday, November 5th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Porter County Early Voting:

More on elections in Porter County, including their system of vote centers, unique in NWI to Porter County:

Lake County Early Voting Locations and Hours

Early Voting opens on October 12th and continues through NOON on November 7th.

*Lake County Board of Elections & Registration Office, 2293 N Main St., Rm A-205, Crown Point

Hours at the Crown Point location only: 8:30-4:30 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; 8:30-7:00pm Thursdays; 9-4 the two Saturdays prior to Election Day; 8:30-Noon the Monday before Election Day

Hours and days at all other early voting locations: 9:00am–3:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 9:00am-7:00pm Thursdays; 9-3 the two Saturdays prior to Election Day; 9:00am-Noon the Monday before Election Day

*East Chicago County Court HSE, 3711 Main St., East Chicago

*Gary Public Library–Main, 220 W 5th Ave., Gary

*Hammond County Courthouse, 222 /russell St., Hammond

*Hobart Police Comm. Center, 705 E. 4th St., Hobart

*Lowell Town Hall, 501 E. Main St., Lowell

*Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Rd, Munster

*Schererville Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet St., Schererville

*St. John Twp Assessor’s Ofc, 9157 Wicker Ave, St. John

*Wicker Park Social Center, 8554 Indpls. Blvd., Highland

*Winfield Public Library, 10771 Randolph St., Winfield

Click here for a printable list of early voting locations in Lake County.

LaPorte County

Early voting starts October 13.

Check back here or at the LaPorte elections website for hours. We will let you know as soon as we do.

Early Voting Locations

La Porte County Complex
(North of Courthouse)
809 State Street
La Porte, IN 46350

Michigan City County Office Complex
(Corner of 8th & Wabash)
302 West 8th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360

Former County Library
7089 W. 400 N.
Michigan City, IN 46360

Wanatah Town Hall
104 N. Main Street
Wanatah, IN 46390