How Do I Vote With an Absentee Ballot in Ohio? https://www.ohiosos.gov/elections/voters/absentee-ballot/

Absentee Voting

You may request an Absentee Ballot by…

  • completing an Absentee Ballot Application and mailing it to the Board of Elections
  • calling the Board of Elections and requesting an Absentee Ballot Application to be mailed to you
  • mailing a letter to the Board of Elections with the following information:
    • Your name and home address.
    • The election for which you are requesting a ballot.
    • Your date of birth.

One of the following:

  • Your driver’s license number; or
    • The last four digits of your social security number; or
    • A copy of your current and valid photo identification or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.
    • The mailing address to which you want your ballot sent.
    • You must state that you are a qualified elector.
    • Your signature.  (May not be signed by Power of Attorney)

You may return your absentee ballot to the Board of Elections by:

  • mailing it to the Board of Elections for your county
  • hand-delivering by you or a relative to the Board of Elections office

Your absentee ballot must be received by the Board of Elections for your county before 7:30 PM on Election Day to be counted!