Absentee and Early Voting


Where do I go to vote early if I am a registered voter in St. Joseph County?

  • County-City Building Lobby
    227 W. Jefferson Blvd.
    South Bend, IN 46601
  • County Services Building
    219 Lincoln Way West
    Mishawaka, IN 46544

Voting Schedule

What are the dates that Early Voting is available?

Early voting will be available in April 2016 for the May 2016 primary election.  Specific dates and times will be announced.

Absentee Application

How do I request an Absentee Voting Application?

Call 574-235-9101 or 574-235-9105 to request an application. 

Travel Board

Please call 574-235-9101 or 574-235-9105 to request the Travel Board to come to the voter. 

Who can request a visit from the Travel Board?

  • A voter who is confined, or
  • A voter who is caring for a confined person, or
  • A voter with disabilities who believes the polling place is not accessible to him or her.

Early Voting in Person

Please bring valid ID which displays an expiration date, and either be current or have expired sometime after the date of the last General Election (November 6, 2012) .

What forms of identification are accepted or considered valid?

Acceptable forms of ID are:

  • Indiana Drivers License
  • Passport
  • Indiana State College ID - if it has an expiration date*
  • Indiana Photo ID
  • Military ID

*Note: Notre Dame, St. Mary's, Holy Cross, and Bethel College are not State colleges.

For additional information call Voter's Registration:

  • 574-235-9101
  • 574-235-9105