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Voting Information for the 2020 General Election

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3. In Ohio, voters can request a ballot by mail or vote in person. The state also offers early voting.

Dates and Deadlines

  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 5.
  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 5.
  • The deadline to register for in-person voting is Monday, October 5.
  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Saturday, October 31.
  • Early voting runs from Tuesday, October 6 to Monday, November 2. Dates and hours may vary depending on where you live.
  • Election Day is Tuesday, November 3.

    Image courtesy of ohiosos.gov

Are You Registered?

  • Check your voter registration online.
  • If you are unable to locate your voter registration information but believe you are registered to vote, it is recommended that you search again making sure all information provided is accurate.
  • Contact your county board of elections regarding any questions pertaining to your voter registration.

Registering to Vote

  • Option 1
    • Visit VoteOhio.gov.
    • Select Register to Vote.
    • Review the information and select Let’s Get Started.
  • Option 2
    • Download a form at VoteOhio.gov or pick up a form at any public library, high school, Job & Family Services office or BMV office.

Voting Options

  • By mail
  • Early in-person
  • At your polling location on Election Day
    • Polling locations can be located here.


Source: ohiosos.gov