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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020

Unsure if you're registered to vote? Double check your status

Every vote counts.

Invite your friends and family to join you in being a Ballot Boss and shout your vote by taking these 3 simple steps:

Make sure you’re registered to vote.

Check your voter registration status.

Check your registration

Make a plan for how you’re going to vote.

Decide if you’ll be voting in person or voting by mail. If you’re voting in person, schedule the time you’ll be going to the polls.

Form a Ballot Boss squad and share on social media.

Encourage 3 of your friends or family members to join you, and then let everyone know you’re committed to being a Ballot Boss and voting by November 3rd.


There are three ways to vote in Ohio: absentee, in-person early voting, or voting in-person on Election Day. Early voting in Ohio begins on October 6.

Absentee (vote by mail)

The last day to request a ballot in Ohio is October 31. Request your ballot by clicking here.

You can submit your ballot either by mail or through a drop box. Each county has one drop box. Find your local Board of Elections and drop box location here.

In-person early voting

There are only two early voting location per county, most likely located at your Board of Elections. Lucas and Summit Counties' early vote centers have alternate addresses from the Board of Elections. Find your Board of Elections location here.

Evening and weekend hours are available the last two weeks before Election Day.

You can use your driver’s license or the last 4 digits of your social security number to vote.

Voting in-person on Election Day

The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Election Day (November 3). If you’re in line by 7:30 p.m., you are permitted to vote. You must vote at the precinct where you currently reside.

You will need your Ohio Driver’s license/state ID and/or government ID. The address does not have to match registration and can be recently expired due to COVID-19.  A utility bill, bank statement, and/or pay stub within the last 12 months are also valid forms of identification.