You must be registered by October 7 to vote in this election. To check your registration status, visit This takes just a minute, and you can update your voter registration online from here as well.

All Ohio voters are eligible to vote by mail. In order to do so you must complete an application.

Applications must be requested no later than October 29. If you plan on voting absentee, we suggest requesting your ballot as soon as possible.

All mail in ballots must be postmarked and mailed by November 4th. You may drop them off at the board of elections by 7:30pm on Election Day.

Don’t Forget Your Identification

  • Unexpired Ohio driver’s license or state issued ID with your current address. Includes paper interim driver’s license.
  • Valid Military ID
  • US Passport

If you don’t have a photo ID, make a plan now to get one. Go to the Ohio BMV website to make a plan to get your free photo ID.

For a complete list, please visit the Ohio Secretary of State’s site.

Early Voting Starts October 8th!

  • Weekdays October 8th-October 19th 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Weekdays October 21st-October 25th 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Saturday October 26th 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Sunday October 27th 1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Monday October 28th 7:30am – 7:30pm
  • Tuesday October 29th 7:30am – 8:30pm
  • Wednesday-Friday October 30th-November 1st 7:30am – 7:30pm
  • Saturday November 2nd 8:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sunday November 3rd 1:00pm – 5:00pm

All early voting takes place at the Butler County Board of Elections:
1802 Princeton Road, Suite 600
Hamilton, OH 45011
(Click for map)

November 5 6:30am – 7:30pm

Polling locations commonly change. Save time and don’t end up at the wrong place by checking your polling location.

Running into problems?

If you’re having any problems at all, there are people that can help. Don’t let troubles take away your right to exercise your vote. Instead contact one of the following:

  • Butler County Board Of Elections: (513) 887-3700
  • Democratic National Committee Voter Hotline: 1-833-DEM-VOTE (1-833-336-8683)
  • Ohio Secretary of State: (877) SOS-OHIO  (767-6446)
  • Ohio Voter Assistance Hotline: (844)-OH-I-VOTE (644-8683)

Do not hesitate to call any of the numbers above to get the help you need. It is your right to vote.

Election Integrity

Have questions on exactly what happens with your ballot? Don’t listen to just anyone. We have a presentation by Eric Corbin, the deputy director of Butler County Board of Elections to tell you all you need to know.