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What’s Your Voting Plan?

Upcoming Election

May 3, 2022 Primary Election

Download Vote-by-Mail Application for May 3 Election

Once form is completed, mail to:
Board of Elections
4700 Smith Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio 45212-9002

Download a Sample Ballot
Track your Absentee Ballot

#1 Are you registered to vote?

Check your voter registration status online

Have you been removed from the voter list?

Download a voter registration form (PDF)

Register to vote online

#2 What’s your Voting Plan?

Voting by mail

You can vote before election day by applying for an absentee ballot by mail.

You must fill out a separate Vote-by-Mail application for every election.

Vote-by-Mail Application & Instructions

Voting in person before Election Day

Anyone registered to vote in Ohio and living in Hamilton County can come to the board of elections offices starting about four weeks prior to an election.

Bus Routes and Driving Directions

Voting on election day at your Polling Place

Anyone registered to vote in Ohio can go to their local polling place to vote on election day.

Find Your Polling Place

#3 Do you have what you need to vote?

Acceptable forms of ID for Voting

Acceptable PHOTO ID: (must not be expired)

  • Ohio Driver License/Ohio State ID/Ohio Interim Documentation (must show your name and current or former address)
  • State of Ohio or Fed. Govt photo ID (must show your name and current address)
  • Ohio Concealed Weapons ID (must show your name and current address)

Acceptable DOCUMENTS as ID: (must show your name, current address, and be dated within 12 months)

  • Utility Bill
  • Bank Statement
  • Government Check
  • Payroll Check
  • Government Document
  • Military ID Issued by Dept. of Defense

A voter presenting an Ohio driver license or Ohio ID card that shows voter’s former address is permitted to cast a regular ballot so long as the voter’s current residential address has been updated with the Board of Elections and appears in the official poll list of registered voters for that precinct.

Voters who do not provide any ONE of these documents at the precinct will still be able to vote using a provisional ballot and providing the last four digits of their social security number or appearing at the Board Office within 7 days of Election Day to provide ID.