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Secretary Husted: Ballots for Military & Overseas Voters Available Tomorrow

Election Advisory


Secretary Husted outlines key dates and deadlines for upcoming March 15 Primary Election

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced voting for military and overseas voters begins tomorrow, Saturday, January 30, 2016 for the upcoming Presidential Primary Election.

The full, detailed and interactive 2016 elections calendar is available here.

A complete list of Presidential and statewide candidates is available here and a list of local issues is available here.

Military voters who have not yet registered to vote or submitted a request for an absentee ballot may still do so by visiting Overseas voters can visit There they can download the Federal Post Card Application, register to vote and request an absentee ballot, read through frequently asked questions, track the status of their mailed ballot and sign up for election reminders via email and social media. All voters can also contact their county board of elections directly for more information.

Absentee Voting by Mail and In-Person
All Ohio voters may begin voting on February 17, 2016 (first day after the close of registration) via in-person and by mail-in absentee ballot. For more information, visit

Register to Vote/Update Your Address
The deadline to register to vote in the March 15 Primary Election is February 16, 2016 (30 days before the election). Voter registration forms are available at Voters who need to update their address also have until February 16th and can use the Online Change of Address System available at

Voter Toolkit

Voter Toolkit
The online Voter Toolkit is a one-stop location for all necessary voting information. Ohio voters can visit to check their voter registration status, find their polling location, view their sample ballot and track their absentee ballot.

Get Election Updates and Ohio’s Virtual Voting Sticker
All voters are encouraged to connect with “OhioSOSHusted” on Facebook and Twitter to get election information and updates throughout the year.  Here they can also get a virtual voting sticker badge to let their friends and followers know they’ve participated in the General Election. 


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