MIAMI VALLEY — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is encouraging voters to request and vote by absentee ballots, however in person voting is expected to take place as scheduled.
The state has set Oct. 5 as the last day you can register to vote. In-person voting will take place on Nov. 3. Early voting will begin at local boards of elections on Oct. 6.
Here’s what you need to know about absentee ballots:
- Ohioans can begin requesting absentee ballots from their local board of elections today and the last day you should try to request an absentee ballot is Oct. 27, said Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose. You can download and print a request form here.
- Local boards of elections will be permitted to begin sending out absentee ballots on Oct. 6.
- Absentee ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 2. Mailed ballots must be received at the board of elections by Nov. 13 to be counted in the final vote tally.
- Absentee ballots can be returned in-person to board of elections before close of polls on Nov. 3.
ON ELECTION NIGHT:
The Ohio Secretary of State cautioned that results reported on election night will be unofficial results and will not account for any absentee ballots that arrive by Nov. 13 at Board of Elections that were postmarked by Nov. 2. The unofficial results also will not include any provisional ballots.
The final results from Election 2020 in Ohio will be released on Nov. 24.
Here’s a list of local board of elections addresses for you to return your absentee ballots to:
Telephone: (419) 739-6720
Auglaize County Board of Elections
209 South Blackhoof Street
Wapakoneta, Ohio 45895-1901
Telephone: (419) 586-2215
Mercer County Board of Elections
101 North Main Street
Suite 107 1st Floor
Celina, OH 45822
Telephone: (937) 599-7255
Logan County Board of Elections
225 South Main Street
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
Telephone: (937) 484-1575
Champaign County Board of Elections
1512 So. US Highway 68
Urbana, OH 43078.
Telephone: (937) 521-2120
Clark County Board of Elections
P.O. Box 1766
Springfield, OH 45501-1766
Telephone: (937) 498-7207
Shelby County Board of Elections
230 E. Court Street
Sidney, OH 45365
Telephone: (937) 548-1835
Darke County Board of Elections
300 Garst Avenue
Greenville, OH 45331
Telephone: (937) 440-3900
Miami County Board of Elections
215 West Main Street
Troy, Ohio 45373
Telephone: (937) 225-5656
Montgomery Co. Bd. of Elections
Director, Jan Kelly
451 W. Third Street
Dayton, OH 45422
Telephone: (937) 562-6170
Greene County Board of Elections
551 Ledbetter Rd.
Xenia, OH 45385
Telephone: (937) 456-8117
Preble County Board of Elections
101 E. Main Street
Eaton, OH 45320
Telephone: (513) 695-1358
Warren County Board of Elections
520 Justice Drive
Lebanon, OH 45036
Telephone: (513) 887-3700
Butler County Board of Elections
1802 Princeton Road, Suite 600
Hamilton, OH 45011
Telephone: (937) 382-3537
Clinton County Board of Elections
111 S. Nelson Avenue
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