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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 screens.
  2. Press the "Submit" button and verify you've entered your correct information (if you made a mistake, you can edit your information directly on the PDF).
  3. Print the PDF, sign, put the completed form in an envelope with correct postage and mail it to your county board of elections (follow this link for a county board of elections directoy).

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. If your informatio nhas changed since the last time you voted and you have not yet updated your voter registration, follow this link to update your address online or if your name has changed, follow this link 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 for more information

Voter Information

Provide your current Address

Address at which you are registered to vote

Address where you would like your ballot sent

(if different from your voting address)


You must provide one of the following:

  1. Ohio Drivers License
  2. Last four digits of your Social Security Number
  3. Copy of a current and valid photo identification. 
    • Make a 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.

Drivers License

two letters followed by six digits

Last four digits of Social Security Number

Election for which you would like to vote absentee

The election dates for 2017 are:

  • Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 for the Primary Election (5/02/2017)
  • Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 for the Special Election (8/08/2017)
  • Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 for the General Election (11/07/2017)

For Primary elections, select a type of ballot

Enter the name of the party

Voluntary Information