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Voter registration deadline for 2019 primary on April 8

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Posted at 2:58 PM, Apr 01, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — The deadline to vote in May's primary election is approaching.

A release by the Indiana Secretary of State's office reminded Hoosier voters that they must register by April 8 to be able to vote in the May 7 primary and decide who will compete in this year's municipal elections.

Citizens can register to vote online by using the Indiana Voters app or by visiting IndianaVoters.com. They can also submit an application in person at their local county clerk's office.

"I encourage all Hoosiers to exercise their right to vote," Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson said. "Voting is one of our most precious rights as Americans. It's how we make sure our voices are heard in government."

In order to vote in Indiana, a person must be a citizen of the United States, be at least 18 years old on the day of the next general, municipal or special election, have lived in their precinct for at least 30 days before the next election and not be currently imprisoned after being convicted of a crime.

People who wish to vote in the Nov. 5 election must register by Oct. 7.