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Voter Information

Click here to register to vote online or register a change of address with the Ohio Secretary of State. Click here to check your voter registration status. Below are import dates on Ohio's election calendar. Click here for a more detailed calendar on the Secretary of State's homepage. 

2019 Description of Event Reference

Dec. 18

Declarations of candidacy for partisan candidates must be filed by 4 p.m. (90 days before presidential primary election)

R.C. 3513.05(opens in a new window)

Dec. 18

Declarations of candidacy for presidential delegates and alternates to a party’s national nominating committee must be filed by 4 p.m. (90 days before presidential primary election)

R.C. 3513.121(opens in a new window)

Dec. 18

Applications for absentee ballots for the March 17, 2020 presidential primary election may be accepted (90 days before presidential primary election)

R.C. 3509.03(opens in a new window),3511.02(opens in a new window)

Dec. 30

Boards of elections must certify the validity and sufficiency of partisan candidates’ petitions (78 days before presidential primary election)

R.C. 3513.05(opens in a new window)

2020 Description of Event Reference

Jan. 01

Applications for absentee ballots for all 2020 elections may be accepted (first day of the year; presidential primary election applications for absentee ballots accepted starting Dec. 18, 2019)

R.C. 3509.03(opens in a new window),3511.02(opens in a new window)

Jan. 07

Form of official ballots for the March 17, 2020 presidential primary election must be certified by Secretary of State to boards of elections (70 days before presidential primary election)
Boards of elections of most populous county in a multi-county district must certify the names of all candidates to other boards of elections (70 days before presidential primary election)

R.C. 3513.05(opens in a new window)

Feb. 18*

Deadline for voter registration for the March 17, 2020 presidential primary election (30 days before presidential primary election)

R.C. 3503.19(opens in a new window)

Oct. 05*

Deadline for voter registration for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election (30 days before general election)

R.C. 3503.19(opens in a new window)

Oct. 31

Applications for absentee ballots to be mailed for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election must be received by boards of elections by noon (3 days before general election)

R.C. 3509.03(opens in a new window),.08(opens in a new window),3511.02(opens in a new window)

Nov. 03

General Election Day. Polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

R.C. 3501.01(opens in a new window),.32(opens in a new window)



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