Voter Registration News and Reminders

In Ohio, you are eligible to vote if you:
  • Are 18 years old or older, including if you will be age 18 on election day;
  • Live in Ohio for at least 30 days before the election;
  • Are not currently in jail for conviction of a felony; and,
  • Have not been found incompetent to vote through a specific finding and order of a probate judge regarding voting. (A general finding of incompetency and guardianship does not take away the right to vote. An order must state that a person is not competent to vote. If it does not, the person can vote
You may register to vote in-person at any of these places:
  • Agencies that provide public assistance or disability programs;
  • County Boards of Election;
  • County Treasurers' offices;
  • Deputy Registrars of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles;
  • Office of the Ohio Secretary of State;
  • Public libraries; or,
  • Public high schools or vocational schools.
You also may register by mail. Your registration must be postmarked at least 30 days before the election. A voter registration application is online at the Ohio Secretary of State's website.
For more information about registering to vote:
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