Your guide to voting in the 2019 election

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Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, marks Election Day across Indiana.

There are no elections for statewide offices this year. However, there are municipal elections taking place across the state including Indianapolis mayor and City-County Council seats.

Indy’s mayoral candidates squared off in a debate on FOX59 last week. You can watch the debate here or read our fact check.

There are also several school referendums on the ballot:

Heading to the polls? Here’s what you need to know about voting in Tuesday’s election:

Make sure you’re registered to vote

You can check your status at Simply click on “check your voting status” and enter a few details to make sure you can vote.

How to get a free ride

Transportation issues can be an obstacle to voting, so several companies are offering free rides.

Learn about the candidates

Need to know more about the candidates? Find out who’s on the ballot at

Check your voting location

Not sure where to vote? You can find your polling location here: If you’re still not sure, contact your local county elections officePolls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

If you live in Marion County, you can vote at any of the county’s 273 voting centers. Visit the Marion County Voter Information Portal for more.

Check out a sample ballot

Click here for the Indianapolis ballot, and click here for the state ballot and select “who’s on the ballot.”

A few more things to remember:

Bring ID! To vote in Indiana, you must have a government-issued photo ID. Valid forms of ID include a driver’s license, an Indiana photo ID card, passport or military ID.

Forget your ID? If you forgot your ID, you can still cast a provisional ballot. You’ll have to show your ID to the county election office within 10 days of the election.

Leave your campaign t-shirts and signs at home. You can’t wear any clothing to a polling place that supports or opposes a candidate or political party. Leave your campaign signs at home, too.

Not registered? If you’re not registered to vote, you’ll have to wait until next time. You can register here.

Run into a problem? If you have a problem at the polls, contact the Indiana Elections Division at 317-232-3939. You can also contact the Hoosier Voter Hotline at 866-IN-1-VOTE (866-461-8683). You can find contact information for your county election office here.

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