Can I vote by mail in the state of Ohio?

Any registered voter can vote by absentee ballot in the State of Ohio, beginning thirty-five (35) days prior to an election, and ending the day before the election. Absentee ballots must be submitted to the county board of elections, either in person or by mail. You can request an absentee ballot through your county board of elections, either by using the form prescribed by the Ohio Secretary of State, or simply by writing a letter that includes all required information, including identification information. The form to request an absentee ballot is also available online.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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