Important Election Dates
November 2, 2021 - General Election
Early Voting and Vote By Mail
Anyone who is registered to vote in Ohio can vote by mail. Send your application to your county Board of Elections.
- Vote by Mail applications must be received at the Board of Elections by noon on the Saturday, November 30, 2021.
- Ballots are mailed from the Board of Elections beginning 28 days prior to Election Day and continue to be sent until the Saturday prior to Election Day.
Sending Your Mail-in Ballot
Your mail-in ballot must be postmarked by November 1, 2021, in in order to be counted. You can also return your absentee ballot in-person to your county board of elections, opens a new window by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day.
Your absentee ballot can NOT be accepted at your Precinct on Election Day; you can return a voted ballot ONLY to the Board of Elections.
Voter Registration Forms
Registering to vote is easy as 1, 2, 3. Not sure if you’re registered? Here’s where to check.
Related Online Resources for Ohio Voters
Print a sample ballot or review a directory of Hamilton County candidates and issues on the Hamilton County Board of Elections website.
Vote411.org, opens a new window — Personalized voting information. See the races and issues on your ballot, compare candidates side-by-side, and read their views on the important issues in their own words. Brought to you by the League of Women Voters.
Action Tank Civic Health First Aid Kit — An especially important voting guide for young adults.
Hamilton County Office of Reentry — A video about voting rights for returning citizens.
Be a Poll Worker
Be a civic duty super star and work the polls so they aren’t short-staffed this election – you even get paid!
About Our Nonpartisan Partners
We’re partnering with the Greater Cincinnati Voter Collaborative, League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area, opens a new window, and the Ohio Voting Rights Coalition to keep you informed and empowered to get out the vote.