Important Election Dates
May 4, 2021 - Primary Election
October 4, 2021 - Deadline to register to vote in November 2 election
November 2, 2021 - Cincinnati Mayoral Election
Voter Registration Forms
Registering to vote is easy as 1,2,3. Not sure if you’re registered? Here’s where to check.
Early Voting and Absentee Voting (Mail-in)
Anyone who is registered to vote in Ohio can vote by mail. Just send in an application.
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.
Mail-in ballot must be postmarked by the day before the election in order to be counted. You can also return your absentee ballot in-person to your county board of elections, opens a new window before the close of the polls at 7:30pm on Election Day.
Related Online Resources for Ohio Voters
A directory of Hamilton County candidates and issues is available 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.