COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted reminded voters that the start of absentee voting in the November 6 General Election is TOMORROW, October 10, for all registered Ohio voters.
Additionally, TODAY, October 9, is the final day to register to vote for the upcoming General Election. The full, detailed and interactive 2018 elections calendar is available on the Secretary of State’s website.
Register to Vote/Update Your Address
The deadline to register to vote or update an existing registration ahead of the November 6 General Election is today, October 9 (30 days before the election). Voters may go to MyOhioVote.com/VoterRegistration
to register online or update an existing registration. Voter registration forms can also be printed from MyOhioVote.com
or obtained from a local library or board of elections office. Voters who have not yet returned their registration form are encouraged to deliver it in-person to their board of elections before 9:00 p.m. The Secretary of State’s Office in Downtown Columbus will also be open until 9:00 p.m. to receive registrations.
Absentee Voting by Mail and In-Person
All voters may begin voting, tomorrow, October 10 (first day after the close of registration) via in-person and by mail-in absentee ballot. For more information, visit MyOhioVote.com
Military & Overseas Voting
Military voters who have not yet registered to vote or submitted a request for an absentee ballot may do so by visiting OhioMilitaryVotes.com
, while overseas voters can visit OhioVoterPassport.com
. There they can download the Federal Post Card Application, register to vote and request an absentee ballot, read through frequently asked questions, track the status of their mailed ballot, and sign up for election reminders via email and social media.