And They’re Off! Early Voting Begins In Indiana, Ohio

Posted On October 12, 2016

By Mike Perleberg


(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Voters in Indiana and the important swing state of Ohio can start casting ballots in next month’s presidential election.

Early voting for the November 8 election begins Wednesday, October 12. Tuesday was the last day to create or update your voter registration information.

Residents in either state can vote absentee by mail or in person without having to give a reason.

Early voting times and locations vary by county.

In Dearborn County, early voting will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday through Friday, November 4 at the Dearborn County Administration Building, 215 B West High Street, in Lawrenceburg. Saturday hours will be held October 29 and November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the same location.

Ripley County’s in person absentee voting will be available at the Ripley County Courthouse in Versailles from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additionally, Saturday early voting hours will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on two Saturdays, October 29 and November 5.


Franklin County voters can vote early at the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. through November 4, with Saturday hours on October 29 and November 5 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The final day of early voting will be held 8:30 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, November 7.

Early voting at the Switzerland County Courthouse will run through November 4 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. until noon and 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Thursdays will be 8:00 until 11:30 a.m. Early voting at the courthouse on Monday, November 7 will be open from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Switzerland County is also utilizing a traveling vote center system that was first introduced in the county in 2012. Read more on the voting dates, hours, and locations here.

In Hamilton County, Ohio, early voting in person is done at the Hamilton County Board of Elections office at 824 Broadway Street in Cincinnati. The dates and hours can be found here.

Indiana voters can find obtain an application to vote absentee by mail, determine their polling place location, see their voter registration status, and review who is on their ballot online at www.indianavoters.com. Anyone with questions about absentee voting can call the Hoosier Voter Hotline at 866-IN-1-VOTE.


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