Information on voting and registering to vote in Tippecanoe County
The 2014 General Election certified results are posted on the Tippecanoe County Board of Elections and Registration website. Are you unsure of your districts after the 2011 redistricting process? Maps of state and local voting districts are available on the Tippecanoe County website.
Municipal elections will be held in 2015 and new districts for the cities have been redrawn. Search out your district on the Lafayette and West Lafayette City websites: Lafayette City Council and West Lafayette City Council. West Lafayette is now a level 2 city and has six districts. Elections for 2015 will be based on new criteria and will add the sixth district. Find out which district you reside in. Attend council meetings to share your opinions and ask questions.
A list of candidates for the 2015 Primary Election in Tippecanoe County is now available. There is only one contested race across the two cities which is the Lafayette City Council at-large. There will not be a primary election for the City of West Lafayette.
Early Voting dates and locations have been designated for the May Lafayette Primary as well as the Vote Center locations for the Primary Election on May 5, 2015. You can locate this information on the Tippecanoe County Elections and Registration website or follow the above links.
To vote in Tippecanoe County, you must be 18 years old, a US Citizen, registered at your current address and have a valid photo ID. More information on Indiana's Photo ID Law is on the Secretary of State's website.
Those unable to vote in person on Election Day have the option to vote before Election Day at one of the early voting sites. The Journal & Courier and other media provide the location of the Vote Centers that are open before and on Election Day. Citizens can also request an absentee ballot by mail.
The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration administers all county and municipal election activity. The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration is located on the third floor of the Tippecanoe County Office Building, 20 North 3rd Street, Lafayette. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.
A person must meet the following requirements to be a registered voter in Indiana: a citizen of the United States; be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the next general or municipal election; live in a precinct continuously for at least thirty (30) days before the next election; and not currently be in prison following conviction of a crime.
Voter registration forms are available at the Tippecanoe County and West Lafayette Public Libraries, or register in person at the City Clerk's office, township trustee offices, or the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. If you have a valid Indiana State ID or driver's license, you may confirm or update your voter registration or register to vote online. Go to www.indianavoters.com and follow the instructions. The voter registration form is also available for download. After you print and complete the form, mail it to: Tippecanoe County Board of Elections & Registration, P.O. Box 619 Lafayette, IN 47902-0619
-The Board of Election and Registration Office (3rd floor of the Tippecanoe Office Building) 20 N 3rd, Lafayette Phone: 423-9303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
-Bureau of Motor Vehicles, 2200 Elmwood Avenue, Lafayette (448-3738) and 720 W. Navajo, West Lafayette (464-1526)
-Go online to the Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration or to the Secretary of State Election DivisionTop of page