YOUR VOTE: Ohio
Get ready to cast your ballot this fall.
It's election season! Are you ready? With just a few clicks, we'll walk through voter registration, key election dates, and all the documents you'll need. Best of all, you can share this info with your friends and neighbors. Make sure that your vote counts!
I. WAIT! BEFORE YOU SCROLL ANY FURTHER, REGISTER TO VOTE
Need to register? Or maybe you just want election reminders? Thanks to TurboVote, we've got you covered. Just click below:
II. KNOW THE DATES
- November 3, 2020.
General Registration Deadline:
- Registration-cutoff is October 3, 2020.
Deadline to Request Mail-In Ballot:
- Request your absentee ballot from your town/city clerk as early as possible. All mail-in ballot requests must be received by 12:00 p.m. on October 31, 2020.
- An Absentee Ballot Application can be downloaded here.
- If you are returning your completed absentee ballot by U.S. Mail, the county board of elections must receive it by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day or it must be postmarked by the day before Election Day.
Ohioans can vote by mail this fall. To vote by mail this fall, submit a mail ballot request by October 31.
III. REGISTER TO VOTE
- Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls.
- Here are the requirements to register as a voter in Ohio.
Need To Register?
- Yes, it's so important we're including it twice. Here's that link again:
IV. WHERE TO VOTE
- School, firehouse or community center, this simple form will tell you where to go to cast your ballot.
- Click here to find contact information for your county Board of Elections.
Do I need to wear a mask to the polls?
- Yes. Masks will be required to vote in November.
- On August 18, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said that anyone who shows up to the polls without a mask will be offered one.
V. COVID-19 MAIL-IN VOTING & ABSENTEE VOTING
COVID-19 is an accepted reason for requesting a mail-in ballot:
- Request your absentee ballot from your town/city clerk as early as possible. An Absentee Ballot Application can be downloaded here.
- Here are COVID-19 Absentee Voter Registration Instructions.
Out of town or serving abroad?
VI. WHAT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS
Voter ID Laws:
- Ohio requires proof of identity to vote.
- Here is the list of accepted credentials.
- Contact your Board of Elections for an acceptable list of options.
Don't have a valid ID?
- If you do not have any of the above IDs, your provisional ballot will count if the Board of Elections verifies your OH driver’s license or state ID number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number.
VII. HAVING TROUBLE? GET IN TOUCH
The Ohio Secretary of State:
- Call (614) 466-2585 or use this form.
Voter ID Helpline:
- Call 844-338-8743
Any other questions?
See you at the ballots (or mailboxes), Ohioans!
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