Voting Guide

What you need to know

Election Day is coming

This year, voters in Indiana are casting ballots in municipal elections, which includes mayors, city and town councils and other local elected offices.

Some key dates are coming up:

  • Monday, Oct. 7 – Last day to register to vote
  • Tuesday, Oct. 8 – Early voting begins
  • Monday, Oct. 28 – Deadline for absentee ballot applications to be received (to get ballot by mail)
  • Monday, Nov. 4 – Early voting ends
  • Tuesday, Nov. 5 – Election Day, polls open 6 am to 6 pm

For more of what you need to know as Election Day nears, check out our Voter Information Guide.

Make your voice heard

187 percent

That's how many more IUPUI students voted in the 2018 mid-term elections, compared how many voted in 2014.

2014: 3,671 students voted

2018: 10,551 students voted

IUPUI joined colleges across the nation in a significant increase in voting by students, with a jump of more than 25 percentage points.

IUPUI student voting in 2018

25.3 %increase from student voting in 2014

52.6 %of registered students voted

32.3 %of students between 18 and 21 voted

72.9 %of students were registered

26.4 %more women voted than in 2014

23.9 %more men voted than in 2014

42.4 %of Black students voted

36.1 %of Hispanic students voted

24/24student fields of study increased in voting from 2014

See more information about IUPUI student voting in the 2014/2018 and 2012/2016National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement reports