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Information on voting and registering to vote in Tippecanoe County

Special Election May 2, 2017

A Public Question held for the residents and registered voters within the West Lafayette Community School Corporation on May 2 was passed.If there are questions about the results or the election, contact the Tippecanoe County Board of Elections and Registration at

Below is text of the Public Question:

"For the seven (7) calendar years immediately following the holding of the referendum, shall the West Lafayette Community School Corporation continue to impose a property tax rate that does not exceed thirty-seven cents (037) on each on hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation for the purpose of funding academic and educationally related programs, to manage class sizes and to retain teachers? The tax rate requested in this referendum was originally approved by the voters in the West Lafayette Community School Corporation in 2010." - Election information you need


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Voting in Tippecanoe County

The November 8, 2016 General Election Results for Tippecanoe County are now available. Learn more about the number and percentages of votes cast, and more.

Are you unsure of your districts after the 2011 redistricting process? Maps of state and local voting districts are available on the Tippecanoe County website.

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To vote in Tippecanoe County, you must be 18 years old by the General Election, a US Citizen, registered at your current address and have a valid photo ID. More information on Indiana's Photo ID Law is on the Secretary of State's website.

Those unable to vote in person on Election Day have the option to vote before Election Day at one of the early voting sites. The Journal & Courier and other media provide the location of the Vote Centers that are open before and on Election Day. Citizens can also request an absentee ballot by mail.

The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration administers all county and municipal election activity. The Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration is located on the third floor of the Tippecanoe County Office Building, 20 North 3rd Street, Lafayette. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm.

For more information, or to find out where to vote call (765) 423-9303 or (765) 423-9316 or email, or check the web site at

Register to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Do you need to change your address or name?

A person must meet the following requirements to be a registered voter in Indiana: a citizen of the United States; be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the next general or municipal election; live in a precinct continuously for at least thirty (30) days before the next election; and not currently be in prison following conviction of a crime.

Voter registration forms are available at the Tippecanoe County and West Lafayette Public Libraries, or register in person at the City Clerk's office, township trustee offices, or the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. If you have a valid Indiana State ID or driver's license, you may confirm or update your voter registration or register to vote online. Go to and follow the instructions. The voter registration form is also available for download. After you print and complete the form, mail it to: Tippecanoe County Board of Elections & Registration, P.O. Box 619 Lafayette, IN 47902-0619

-The Board of Election and Registration Office (3rd floor of the Tippecanoe Office Building) 20 N 3rd, Lafayette Phone: 423-9303 or email; M-F 8:00am-4:30pm

-Bureau of Motor Vehicles, 2200 Elmwood Avenue, Lafayette (448-3738) and 720 W. Navajo, West Lafayette (464-1526)

-Go online to the Tippecanoe County Board of Election and Registration or to the Secretary of State Election Division

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