State of Ohio Voting Requirements & Information

Statewide Voter Information

U.S. Domestic Voters

General Information


You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • by mail
  • in person at your elections office
  • on-line
  • at Bureau of Motor Vehicles
  • at public assistance agencies
  • at public schools and colleges
  • at public libraries

You must have resided in Ohio at least 30 days prior to the election in which you intend to vote.

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 630am to 730pm on Election Day.

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Early Voting

Any voter may choose to vote early in person beginning 29 days prior to Election Day by requesting and voting an absentee ballot at your county board of elections office or a designated voting center.

For specific information including times and locations for early in-person absentee voting, contact the local board of elections.

Absentee Voting

Ohio allows any registered voter to request an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

General Information