Those who are eligible to cast absentee ballots by mail must submit an application by 11:59 p.m. April 25. 

There are 12 reasons Hoosiers are allowed to vote via mail.

Those include being 65 or older, disabled, absent from the county on Election Day, scheduled to work all 12 hours the polls are open, or confined to a home, health care facility or hospital because of illness or injury. 

To request an absentee application via mail, call 765-973-9226 or email The form also can be downloaded at

Those who are confined or caring for a confined person who want an absentee voter board to visit their residence must apply by noon Monday, May 6.

Early voting began April 9 at Wayne County Courthouse.

Four vote centers will be open April 29 through May 3. Voters can also cast ballots on two Saturdays (April 27 and May 4) at First Bank Kuhlman Center and the courthouse. Eight vote centers will be open May 7.

For general election information, call 765-973-9304.

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A version of this article appeared in the April 24 2024 print edition of the Western Wayne News.

Millicent Martin Emery is a reporter and editor for the Western Wayne News.