Application for Absentee Ballot to Vote by Mail

To request an absentee ballot today:

  1. Fill out the following absentee ballot request form;
  2. Press the "Open Printer Friendly PDF" button and verify you've entered your correct information (if you made a mistake, you can edit your information directly on the PDF);
  3. Print the PDF, sign, put the completed form in an envelope with correct postage and mail it to your county board of elections (follow this link for a county board of elections directory)

It is recommended you check your registration status. You can do so (once your form is completed and submitted) by contacting your local board of elections. If your information has changed since the last time you voted and you have not yet updated your voter registration, follow this link to update your address online or if your name has changed, follow this link to complete a new voter registration.

Military and Overseas Voters

Note: State and federal law make additional accommodations for military and overseas voters. Please visit for more information.

Voter Name


Date of Birth


Address at Which You Are Registered to Vote

(If different from home address):

Voter Identification

You must choose one of the identification options below. Depending on which identification box you check, please input the corresponding information.

Check only one. If the Ohio driver's license number option is selected, please provide your Ohio Driver's license number. If the last four digits of your Social Security Number option is selected, please provide the last four digits of your Social Security Number. If you choose to send in a copy of your identification, be sure to send it in the envelope with your absentee ballot request.

Choose an Identification Option
  • Make a copy of a current and valid photo identification, military identification, or a current (within the last 12 months) utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document (other than a notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections) that contains your name and current address.

Election for Which You Would Like to Vote Absentee

The election dates for 2019 are:

  • Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 for the Primary/Special Election (05/07/2019)
  • Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 for the Special Election (08/06/2019)
  • Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 for the General Election (11/05/2019)

Choose the TYPE of election in which you would like to vote (choose only one)
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Voluntary Information