Board of Elections

All partisan local candidates for the March 17, 2020 Primary Election were required to file petitions in our office by 4pm on December 18, 2019. These positions include County Commissioner, Prosecuting Attorney, Clerk of Courts, Sheriff, County Recorder, County Engineer, County Coroner, County Treasurer, and County Judge (Common Pleas Juvenile/Probate). Individuals interested in running for any of these offices in the November General Election as an independent candidate will need to file petitions by March 16, 2020. Please contact our office for more information on this process.

If you are unable to locate your voter registration information but think you are registered to vote and you have not moved outside of your county of prior registration, you may be eligible to cast a provisional ballot during the in-person absentee voting period at an appropriate early voting location or the county board of elections, or on Election Day at the correct polling place for your current address that may be counted. We encourage you to check your registration status by contacting your local county board of elections. To find your polling place, please click here or call your county board of elections. Click here for a full listing of Boards of Elections.

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  1. Absentee Voting Update for March 17/April 28 Primary Election

    The Ohio Legislature has passed HB197 to set out procedure to conclude the 2020 Primary Election. Read on...


Due to public health concerns regarding COVID-19, a directive has been issued by Secretary of State Frank LaRose postponing in-person voting for this year’s primary election to April 28th. A press release regarding the initial decision can be read here, and a new release with the updated dates is forthcoming. Absentee voting by mail will also be extended to a new deadline of April 25th. The absentee ballot application can be downloaded here. Applications must be mailed or placed in our drop box, no absentee requests may be accepted by phone or email. Please contact the office if you have any questions about this process.

In addition, in accordance with Commissioners’ Resolution 2020-233, the Board of Elections office will be closed to the public until further notice. Business will be conducted via phone and email. Absentee ballots, applications, registrations, and other documents may be placed in the drop box to the right of our front door.

Sample Ballots are now available!

Ballots for the March 17th, 2020 Primary Election are now available for public view

Register to Vote Online!

Ohio Online Voter Registration System - Address changes as well as new registrations can be completed through the secretary of state’s online system.

Day For Democracy - Sign up to work the polls on Election Day as a Precinct Election Official!

  1. Board of Election Office Closed to the Public

    Under accordance with the Board of Commissioners Resolution 2020-233 declaring a state of emergency within the county, the Board of Elections office will be closed to public access until further notice. Read on...