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How to register to vote in Ohio

To vote on Nov. 3, your registration application must be received by mail, online or delivered to an Ohio board of elections office no later than Monday, Oct. 5.
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The deadline to register to vote in Ohio for the Nov. 3 general election is quickly approaching. To be able to vote, your registration application must be received by mail, online or delivered to a board of elections office no later than Monday, Oct. 5.

If you aren't sure if you are registered to vote in Ohio, you can check your status online

To register online: You can click here to register online.

Documents you need to register online: Ohio driver’s license or state ID with number; name; date of birth; address; last four digits of your Social Security number.

To register by mail or in-person: You can download an application from the Secretary of State website, print it, and mail it to your county's board of elections. You may also drop off your completed form at the board of elections in-person. 

  • Mahoning County Board of Elections, 345 Oak Hill Ave., Suite 101, Youngstown, OH 44502
  • Trumbull County Board of Elections, 2947 Youngstown Road SE, Warren, OH 44484
  • Columbiana County Board of Elections, 7989 Dickey Drive, Suite 3, Lisbon, OH 44432

Registration deadlines: To vote in the Nov. 3 election, your registration application must be received by mail, or delivered to the board of elections office, or online no later than Monday, Oct. 5. Boards of elections offices are open Oct. 5 until 9 p.m.

Who can register to vote? You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all the following requirements:

  • You are a citizen of the United States.
  • You will be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the general election.
  • You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the Nov. 3 election.
  • You are not incarcerated for a felony conviction.
  • You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court.
  • You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violations of election laws.

 




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