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Updated 09.15.14

Ohio Early Voting 2014

The early voting period lasts from September 30 through November 3.

Golden Week
Weekdays starting September 30 and running through October 6, you can register and vote in-person on the same day. Boards of election are open from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. these days, except October 6, where boards will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Weekend voting
Two weekends are available: October 25-26 and November 1-2. Boards of election will be open 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Early voting will also be available from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 3.

Evening voting
On weekdays from October 20-31, there will be evening hours for early in-person voting. Boards of election will be open from 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Counties may offer additional early in-person voting hours.

Important dates affecting voting by absentee ballot:
November 1, 2014 – Vote by Mail ballot application deadline – must be received by boards of election by noon.

November 3, 2014 – Ballots mailed in the U.S. must be postmarked on or before this date.
Include proper postage on your ballot return envelope. Ballot envelopes are not postage-paid.

November 4, 2014

  • Voted Absentee/Vote by Mail ballots must be returned to your Board of Elections by this day. Late applications will not be counted.
  • Voted Absentee/Vote by Mail ballots returned in person must be received at the Board of Elections by 7:30 p.m.
  • Voted Absentee/Vote by Mail ballots CANNOT be dropped off at a voting location.

The deadline to register to vote in the November 4, 2014 special election is October 6, 2014.

Make sure your vote counts by:

  • Locating your polling place. It may have changed, even if you have not moved.
  • Bringing ID. For a full list of acceptable voter identification click here.
  • Being on Time. Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. By law, you have a right to vote if you are still in line when polls close.


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Didn’t receive your absentee ballot? You can vote provisionally at your polling place.


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