2024 Primary Election Day- Tuesday, May 7 

January 10

First day a declaration of candidacy for major political party primary nomination may be filed 

February 9

DEADLINE, by noon, to file a declaration of candidacy for major political party primary nomination. 

March 23

DEADLINE for the county election board to mail primary election absentee ballots to voters who have previously filed an approved application with circuit court clerk 

April 8

VOTER REGISTRATION ENDS: DEADLINE at voter registration office’s close of business for a voter to apply to register or transfer registration or at midnight for a voter to complete and submit a voter registration application online

April 9

First day a voter may early vote in the office of the circuit court clerk or satellite office. 

April 25

DEADLINE, by 11:59 pm, for the circuit court clerk to receive an absentee ballot application from an applicant requesting delivery of an absentee ballot by mail or an application from a voter with print disabilities requesting to vote by mail, email, or fax. Applications may be submitted to the circuit court clerk in person or by mail, fax, email, or online through the Indiana Voter Portal at indianavoters.com. 

May 7

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY. Polls open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.