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Get #ReadyToVote! September Is National Voter Registration Month
Updated September 15, 2016 7:11 AM
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(UNDATED) - Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is reminding eligible voters that September 2016 is National Voter Registration Month.

Hoosiers who need to register should do so today at or on a smart phone using the Indiana Voters app.

The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) has created a short video to help address the most commonly asked questions about voting and voter registration. The video features Secretary of State Connie Lawson and staff.

"With only eight weeks to go until the general election on November 8th, there is no time to waste in verifying your voter registration and polling location," noted Secretary Lawson. "Voting is a privilege we enjoy as citizens and getting ready to vote in Indiana is simple and straightforward."

The nation's Secretaries of State established September as National Voter Registration Month in 2002 to encourage voter participation and increase awareness of state requirements and deadlines for voting. Eligible citizens who are 18 years of age or older may sign up at their county voter registration office, online at, or through the Indiana Voters app (available for Android and Apple users).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 35 percent of eligible Hoosiers are not yet registered to vote.

Help Secretary Lawson spread the word about National Voter Registration Month by using the hashtag #ReadyToVote.

The early voting for the 2016 Presidential Election in Lawrence County will begin the week of October 12.

Voting will take place in the Voter Registration office, room 11, in the Lawrence County Courthouse basement.
The schedule is as follows:

  • October 12th - 14th 8:30am - Noon 1pm - 4:30pm
  • October 17th - 21st 8:30am - Noon 1pm - 4:30pm
  • October 24th - 28th 8:30am - Noon 1pm - 4:30pm
  • October 31st - Nov 4th 8:30am - Noon 1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • November 7th 8:30am - Noon only

Voters in line by Noon will be allowed to vote, leading to a one hour lunch break. Afternoon start times may vary.

Saturday Voting

  • October 29th & Nov 5th 8:30am - 3:30pm

The office will not close for lunch on Saturdays.

If you have questions about voting call (812) 277-2036

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