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Application for Absentee Ballot to Vote by Mail

To request an absentee ballot today:

  1. Fill out the following absentee ballot request form;
  2. Press the "Open Printer Friendly PDF" button and verify you've entered your correct information (if you made a mistake, you can edit your information on the pdf);
  3. Print the pdf, sign, put the completed form in an envelope and mail to your county board of elections or the Secretary of State's office. (click here for a county board of elections directory)

It is recommended you check your registration status. You can do so (once your form is completed and submitted) by contacting your local board of elections or by clicking here to check your voter information. If your information has changed since the last time you voted and you have not yet updated your voter registration, click here to update your address online or if your name has changed, click here to complete a new voter registration.

Military and Overseas Voters

Note: State and federal law make additional accommodations for military and overseas voters. Please visit www.OhioMilitaryVotes.com for more information.

Military Ready to Voter - Military Voters
Ohio Voter Passport - Overseas Voters

First Name: * Required
Middle Name or Initial:
Last Name: * Required
Jr., II, etc.:
House # and Street: * Required
City or Post Office: * Required
* Required
Zip Code: * Required  
Send Ballot to: (if different from home address click here )
You must provide your birthdate: * Required
and one of the following:
Check at least one. If Ohio driver's license number is checked please provide Ohio Driver's license. If the last four digits of your Social Security number is checked please provide the last four digits of your Social Security number.  
Your Ohio driver’s license number ____, or
The last four digits of your Social Security number _____, or  
Copy of a current and valid photo identification, a military identification, or a current (within the last 12 months) utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document (other than a notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections) that shows your name and current address.
I wish to vote in the following election to be held on __ __. * Required

For a list of this year's election dates, click here to view the election calendar.

Check One:   Check at least and only one.

1. Primary Election (for primary elections select the type of ballot):

Party         Nonpartisan or issues only

2. General Election

3. Special Election

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E-mail Address:

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