Election Day 2016: What you need to know to vote

Posted at 4:46 PM, May 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 08:40:23-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana's primary election will play a significant role this year like no other time in recent history.

Polls will open Tuesday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Follow live results with RTV6 after polls close on Election Day by clicking the image below (NOTE: Results on that page are Test results until 6 p.m. Tuesday):

To make sure you're able to cast your ballot, we've compiled all the information and resources you need on Election Day:

You will need a photo ID to vote. The photo ID must display your photo, your name, an expiration date, and be issued by the State of Indiana or the U.S. government.

According to the Indiana Secretary of State’s website, in most cases, an Indiana driver license, Indiana photo ID card, Military ID or U.S. passport is sufficient.

An ID issued by the US Department of Defense, a branch of the uniformed services, the Merchant Marine, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (or Veterans Administration), or the Indiana National Guard is not required to have an expiration date, or may state that it has an “Indefinite” expiration date.

If you are unable or unwilling to present ID meeting these requirements, you can cast a provisional ballot. If you do that, you have until noon 10 days after the election to follow up with the county election board and either provide the necessary documents or affirm one of the law’s exemptions applies to you.

If you do not have an ID that meets voting requirements, law requires the BMV to issue an Indiana State ID card for free. You may contact the Hoosier Voter Hotline at 1-866-IN-1-VOTE or the BMV at 1-888-692-6841.

If you're still unsure about who you're voting for, maybe watching one of the candidates' visits will help: