Ohio Voting Information

Ohio Voter Registration Deadline

October 5, 2020 for the November 3, 2020 General Election

Ohio Vote by Mail Deadline (Absentee)

If you are registered to vote, the deadline to request an absentee ballot is three days before the election in which you want to vote.
Please note voters can submit their application for an absentee ballot any time.

Register To Vote

First time voter or changed address?
(US Citizen, 18 yrs+ on or before election day)

Verify Your Voter Registration

Check to see if you are registered
or to confirm registration details?

Being able to vote is one of the most important civic duties each adult [age 18 and older] U.S. Citizen has.

At this time, how we will be able to vote in the upcoming election[s] may be complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. BUT there is something you CAN do right now. If you plan on voting in the next election you must be registered to vote at your current address. You can check out your current Voter Registration Information in one to the two following ways:

  1. Go to www.VoteOhio.gov and check your registration information by typing in your name and county. The information that comes back, includes your address on file, your precinct number and where you vote. If it asks for CONFIRMATION, you must confirm your information or you may be purged from the voting lists. If the information is correct, then you do not need to do anything. If the address given is incorrect, you will need to update your address. If your information is not found, your name may have been purged from the Voting List. Forms are available on the website to change your address, etc. They will need to be printed off, filled in and sent to your local Board of Elections.The address for the Lucas County Board of Elections is: 

    Lucas County Board of Elections
    One Government Center, Suite 300
    Toledo, OH 43604

    Phone number: 419-213-4001


  2. Call your Local Board of Elections or visit their website. Forms and information for checking your current Voter Information are listed under the Voter Registration General Information listing on the left-hand side of the page.
    1. Lucas County Board of Elections phone number is: 419-213-4001
    2. Lucas County Boards of Elections website is: www.co.lucas.oh.us/74/Board-of-Elections

If you are not registered to vote and wish to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election, you will need to be registered to vote by October 5, 2020. According to the website, you may obtain a form in person, and register in person, at any of the following locations:

  • The office of the Secretary of State or any of the 88 county boards of elections.
  • The office of any deputy registrar of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
  • Offices of designated agencies that provide public assistance or disability programs.
  • Public libraries.
  • Public high schools or vocational schools.
  • County treasurers’ offices.

Some of these locations are currently closed, but may be re-opened before the October 5, 2020 deadline for in person registration.