Absentee Voting in Elkhart County

With the 2021 special election just a couple of months away, many residents of Elkhart County have been asking what they need to do to ensure their absentee ballots are properly delivered to the Clerks Office. Below are some facts and deadlines to help.

Absentee Voting Facts and Deadlines

Absentee ballot applications to vote by mail for the 2020 General Election must be submitted to the Circuit Court Clerk's Office.  There are several ways to submit them, as outlined below. 

  • You can apply for an absentee ballot by mail online at Indianavoters.com.  If you are a registered voter in the State of Indiana you can submit an ABS-MAIL or ABS-POR CORREO application by clicking the "Visit My Voter Portal" button on that page, entering your registration information exactly as it appears on your current voter registration, and clicking Absentee Voting in the gray sidebar on your portal page. (NOTE: Voters will be asked to opt-in to Two-Factor Authentication or, if already enrolled, enter their 2FA credentials, before accessing their personalized voter portal page)
  • Applications to vote absentee by mail must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020. The post-mark date does not apply.  Click here to obtain an absentee ballot by mail application (En Español)
  • Applications may be hand-delivered, mailed, or faxed and will not be accepted at any other location.  Applications can now also be submitted by e-mail, see details regarding all methods of submitting an application, below.

How to submit absentee ballot applications:


Circuit Court Clerk, 101 N. Main St., Rm. 204, Goshen, IN 46526
Mail: ATTN:  Christopher, Elkhart County Election Board, 101 N. Main St., Rm. 204, Goshen, IN 46526
Fax: (574) 535-6471
E-mail: Elkhartcoabsentee@elkhartcounty.com