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Ohio

In Ohio elections are overseen by the Ohio Secretary of State.

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS AND FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:

 https://voterlookup.sos.state.oh.us/voterlookup.aspx

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN OHIO:

 

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Open Primaries, meaning any registered voter can vote in any party’s primary.

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Early (Voting begins the day after the close of voter registration and extends until the day before Election Day. It is available at County Boards of Elections offices or at early voting centers designated by each county.)

  • Absentee (Ballot request must be received at least 3 days prior to election. Ballots must be submitted by 7:30 Election Day or postmarked the day before the election.)

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID is required to vote.

    • Acceptable forms of ID for in-person voting include: current OH driver’s license or state ID card, military ID, current photo ID issued by US govt or State of Ohio with voter’s name and current address, or one of the following as long as it is dated within the last 12 months and includes the voters name and address: a utility bill (including cell phone), a bank statement, a government check, a paycheck, or any other government documents aside from the notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections.

    • Voters who do not have any of above ID can cast a provisional ballot. It will be counted if the board of elections can verify either their OH driver’s license or state ID number or the last 4 digits of their Social Security number.

    • Check out VoteRiders.org

  • Polling Hours: 6:30am – 7:30pm

  • Contact the Secretary of State: (877) 767-6446 x2