Voter Information

All You Need to Know to Vote

Ohio’s Primary Election Day has been extended to April 28th. It is a vote by mail election only! 
Only registered primary voters are able to vote in this election.

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How to Vote by Mail:

Only registered primary voters are able to vote in this election.
Ohio’s Primary Election has been extended to April 28th and is fully a vote-by-mail election.
In order to vote, you must first request a ballot. Follow the steps below to vote by mail.

  1. Request a vote by mail ballot at You must fill out the form, print, sign, and mail it into your county board of elections.  If you are unable to print your request at home, a request can be sent to you. Please read the specific instructions below.
  2. Receive vote-by-mail ballot with pre-paid postage.
  3. Vote at home by filling your ballot out.
  4. Mail your ballot. It must be postmarked by April 27th to be counted for the primary election.

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How to Request a Ballot:

There are three ways to request a ballot.

  1. Fill out the form at Print the request, sign, and mail it in to your county board of elections.
  2. Call your local Board of Elections to request a ballot. Contact information for Montgomery, Greene, and Fayette Boards of Elections can be found below.
  3. Voters who can’t print their own form may also simply write the following information on a blank sheet of paper and mail it to their board of elections;
    • full name
    • date of birth
    • full registration address including county
    • address where ballot should be mailed if different from your registration address
    • one of the these: Ohio driver’s license number, last four of your Social Security number or include a copy of an acceptable form of ID 
    • state that “I’m a qualified elector and I’m requesting an absentee ballot for the March 17th Ohio Primary”
    • indicate if you want a: Democratic, Republican, Libertarian or Issues only ballot (choose only one)
    • sign it
    • today’s date
    • phone number (optional, but suggested)
    • email address (optional but suggested)

Montgomery County Board of Elections

451 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45422

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(Monday – Friday)

Telephone: (937) 225-5656
Fax: (937) 496-7798


Greene County Board of Elections

551 Ledbetter Rd.
Xenia, OH 45385

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Monday – Friday)

Telephone: (937) 562-6170
Fax: (937) 562-6171


Fayette County Board of Elections

135 S. Main St.
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(Monday – Friday)

Telephone: (740) 335-1190
Fax: (740) 333-3574


Voting Resources

Don’t see your question answered? Please find FAQs at:
On March 25, 2020, the Ohio General Assembly passed H.B. 197, a sweeping piece of legislation aimed at dealing with the state’s response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Among other items, the bill sets April 28, 2020 as the final day of Ohio’s primary election.


More Information on voting can be found at:
The coronavirus crisis has changed the trajectory of our lives. As we work to overcome those challenges, it’s still important to have your voice heard in the Ohio primary. The Ohio General Assembly has put in place a plan that will allow all Ohioans to continue voting by mail until April 28. Don’t lose your voice! Vote!




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Gender: 51.8% Female, 48.2% Male
Race: 77.3% White, 17.1% Black, 2.2% Asian
Ethnicity: 2.3% Hispanic
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