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Absentee Voting Information

ABSENTEE VOTING

All registered voters in Indiana are eligible to vote absentee-in-person at the county election board office beginning 28 days before Election Day.

List of In-Person Early Voting Locations.

June 16, 2020: First day a voter may file an absentee ballot application with a county election board to vote in the general election.

Additional Absentee ballot applications and information

LINK for the General Election  2020 Absentee Application Ballot by mail.

In order to vote absentee by mail, complete the Application for Absentee Ballot (ABS-Mail) found below and mail it to: Vanderburgh County Election Office, P.O. Box 3343, Evansville, IN 47732-3343.

All completed applications must be received and approved in the Election Office by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2020.


Absentee voting by mail is available for anyone meeting one of the following requirements: 

  1. You have a specific, reasonable expectation that you will be absent from the county on Election Day during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open (6 am until 6 pm).
  2. You have a disability.
  3. You are at least 65 years of age.
  4. You will have official election duties outside of your voting precinct.
  5. You are scheduled to work at your regular place of employment during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
  6. You will be confined due to illness or injury or you will be caring for an individual confined due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
  7. You are prevented from voting because of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
  8. You are a participant in the state's address confidentiality program.
  9. You are a member of the military or a public safety officer.
  10. You are a voter eligible to vote under the "fail safe" procedures in IC 3-10-11 of 3-10-12.
  11. You are a "serious sex offender" (as defined in IC 35-42-4-14(a)).
  12. You are prevented from voting due to unavailability of transportation to the polls.

Note: Voters voting absentee-by-mail are NOT required to show photo ID.

In order to vote absentee by mail, complete the Application for Absentee Ballot (ABS-Mail) found below and mail it to: Vanderburgh County Election Office, P.O. Box 3343, Evansville, IN 47732-3343.

All completed applications must be received and approved in the Election Office by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, October 22 , 2020


    In order to vote absentee-by-traveling board, one of the following must apply:

    1. The voter expects to be confined, due to illness or injury, or the voter expects to be caring for a confined person at a private residence, on Election Day.
    2. The voter is a voter with disabilities and believes their polling place is not accessible to them.
    3. The voter is physically unable to complete the ballot and sign the affidavit on their own.

    In order to vote absentee by traveling board, complete the Application for Absentee Ballot (ABS-Traveling Board) found below and mail or fax to the Election Office by noon, Monday, November 2, 2020

    Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19, the bi-partisan travel board will not be visiting, individual residences, nursing facilities or assisted living facilities.  Residents of these facilities can call the Election office to make a request for an application and ballot by mail. 

    The ballot will be delivered to you by a bi-partisan absentee voter board member who will be able to assist you with your ballot. 

    Voters voting by traveling board are NOT required to show photo ID.


    In order to vote absentee by Military and Overseas 

    Please see the link below for detailed information and the application for Military and Overseas voting.


    Absentee ballot applications and links

    ABS-MAIL: Application for Absentee Ballot by Mail Only  

    ABS-MAIL: Application for Absentee Ballot by Mail Only | En Español

    ABS-TRAVELING BOARD: Application for Absentee Ballot by Traveling Board 

    Military and Overseas Voters Guide

    *Note Calendar produced prior to Coronavirus- COVID-19 Outbreak
    Link To 2020 Election Calendar

    Need more information, please call the Election Office at 812-435-5122 or email the Election Office at election.office@vanderburghcounty.in.gov .