What to know on Election Day

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Election Day is nearly upon us.

As an early voting period that thousands upon thousands participated in wraps up Monday, attention will shift to the deciding Election Day on Tuesday. The polls in Indiana will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday; Ohio polls will be open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

If you’re unsure where to vote, Google has built an easy web portal that shows where your polling place is simply my submitting your address. The service then shows the candidates you’ll see the ballot, and provides the requirements to vote.

Indiana voters can also visit IndianaVoters.com to register to vote or update a registration, review the candidates on the ballot including their campaign finance records, or find a polling place. The site also allows voters to track an absentee ballot or learn how to be a paid poll worker.

Indiana’s Election Division’s website also provides information on the voting process, and residents can call the Hoosier Voter Hotline at 866-IN-1-VOTE to speak with a representative for information, polling locations and to file grievances. That toll-free line will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Every voter is required to present a government issued ID before casting their vote at the polls.

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson on Monday urged residents to become informed before heading to the polls.

“I encourage all Hoosier voters to visit IndianaVoters.com to educate themselves on who they’ll be voting for and where they’ll be voting,” said Secretary Lawson. “An informed electorate is the key to a successful democracy so I encourage all voters to take advantage of this tool. We have received a few calls into the office from voters who received information that may be incorrect regarding where to vote. I encourage all Hoosiers to check http://www.Indianavoters.com for themselves to ensure they go to the correct polling place tomorrow.”