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Ohio Military Votes Update: August 27, 2014


Dear Military Members and Overseas Voters:

This month we are celebrating three years of our nationally-recognized Military Ready-to-Vote Program. Through this and our Ohio Voter Passport Program, we have helped Ohio’s military and overseas voters in 79 countries, 47 states, 3 territories and even on 7 Navy ships! We have been proud to serve you and look forward to continuing our efforts to make it easy to vote no matter where your service takes you.
The November 4th General Election is just around the corner!  As a Military or Overseas Voter you may receive your ballot up to 45 days in advance of the election. This year the 45th day is September 20th.
In the 2014 General Election, Ohioans will vote for candidates for the offices listed below:

  • Statewide executive offices (Governor/Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Auditor, Secretary of State, Treasurer)
  • Ohio General Assembly
  • Representatives to the U.S. Congress
  • State Board of Education
  • County offices
  • Judicial offices
  • Local issues

Receiving Your Absentee Ballot
As a Military or Overseas voter, you can receive your absentee ballot as an email, fax or hard-copy. If you have not yet submitted an FPCA this year, simply fill out this FPCA form, print and sign. You may mail the form to:
Ohio Secretary of State
180 East Broad St. 16th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

OR e-mail to OMV@OhioSecretaryofState.gov,
OR  fax to (614) 485-7065.

Requesting an MRV
No access to a printer? Request a copy of our Military Ready-to-Vote packet by replying to this email with your name and address, or click here.

Important dates

Sep. 20: Military and overseas absentee ballots start going out for the Nov. 4 general election.
Oct. 6: Deadline for voter registration for Nov. 4 general election.
Nov. 1: Applications for absentee ballots must be received by noon.
Nov. 4: General Election Day.

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