Voting on Election Day

On Election Day, you must cast your ballot in your precinct at your designated polling place between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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Find out where you will vote on Election Day:

If you do not know where your designated precinct or polling place is located, please contact your county board of elections, or use the Polling Place Search Tool below.

Polling Place Search


Voters with Disabilities

Accessible Voting Locations

In Ohio, voting locations must be made accessible for people with disabilities. Under State and Federal law, voters with disabilities must be given the same opportunity for access and participation as any other voter. You must also be able to vote privately and independently.

Accessible Voting Equipment

Every polling location in Ohio is required to have a voting machine that is accessible to individuals with disabilities. These machines include features like audio ballots, Braille touch pads, large print/zoom features, and height and tilt adjustments on the screens. When you arrive at your polling location, please let the poll workers know if you would like to use the ADA compliant voting machines.

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Provisional Voting

A provisional ballot is used to record a vote if a voter's eligibility is in question and the voter would otherwise not be permitted to vote at his or her polling place. The content of a provisional ballot is no different from a regular ballot, but it is cast "provisionally" until election officials can verify the voter's eligibility to vote in the particular precinct at that election.

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  • Voter Information Guide

    The Voter Information Guide from the Ohio Secretary of State answers the most frequently asked questions about voting in Ohio. The guide covers topics ranging from voter eligibility and registration to absentee balloting and Election Day procedures.
  • ID Requirements

    Ohio law requires that every voter, upon appearing at the polling place to vote on Election Day, to announce his or her full name and current address and provide proof of the voter's identity.

    Read more about ID Requirements »

  • Declaring or Changing Political Party Affiliation


    Under Ohio election law, you declare your political party affiliation by requesting the ballot of a political party in a partisan primary election. If you do not desire to affiliate with a political party in Ohio, you are considered to be an unaffiliated voter. An unaffiliated voter does not vote the ballot of a political party in a primary election. However, an unaffiliated voter may vote the Official Questions & Issues Ballot, if there is one for the voter's precinct at the election.