Monroe County Elections

Bloomington, Indiana
812-349-2612

Nicole Browne, Monroe County Clerk
Karen Wheeler, Election Supervisor
ABSENTEE BY MAIL 

  • In order to vote absentee-by-mail, one of the following must apply:
    1. I 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.
    2. I will be confined to my residence, a health care facility, or a hospital due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
    3. I will be caring for an individual confined to a private residence due to illness or injury during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
    4. I am a voter with disabilities. NOTE: If you are unable to mark the ballot or sign the ballot security envelope, you must contact the county election board to process your application.
    5. I am a voter at least 65 years of age.
    6. I will have official election duties outside of my voting precinct.
    7. I am scheduled to work at my regular place of employment during the entire 12 hours that the polls are open.
    8. I am unable to vote at the polls in person due to observance of a religious discipline or religious holiday during the entire 12 hours the polls are open.
    9. I am a voter eligible to vote under the "fail-safe" procedures in IC 3-10-11 or 3-10-12.
    10. I am a member of the military or a public safety officer.
    11. I am a serious sex offender (as defined in IC 35-42-4-14(a))
    12. I am prevented from voting due to the unavailability of transportation to the polls.

2018 ABS-MAIL APPLICATION 

TRAVEL BOARD VOTING 
  • In order to vote absentee-by-traveling board, one of the following must apply:
    1. Illness or Injury; 
    2. caring for a confined person at a private residence on election day; 
    3. I am a voter with disabilities and believe that my polling place is not accessible to me. 
  • The ballot will be delivered to you by a bi-partisan absentee voter board who will be able to assist you with your ballot.
  • Voters voting by traveling board are NOT required to show photo ID.
2018 ABS-TRAVEL BOARD APPLICATION
Contact Election Central with any questions at 
election@co.monroe.in.us
812-349-2612