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Voting Resources: Voter Registration


  • Age: At least 18 years old on or before the day of the next general election. (If you will be 18 on or before the general election, you may vote in the primary election to nominate candidates, but you cannot vote on issues or party central committees until you are 18)
  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. citizen     
  • Residence: You must be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote


Check to see if you are already registered at Ohio Secretary of State website. 

More information available on the Ohio Secretary of State website.


Online registration

To use the online voter registration system you must have a current Ohio driver’s license or Ohio identification card number, name, date of birth, address, and last four digits of your Social Security Number.

Online registration form on the Ohio Secretary of State website (in English and Spanish).  

Mail-in registration

Printable form:  Available here.

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.


Voter registration deadline is no later than 30 days prior to an election:

  • Tuesday, October 7, 2024 for General Election
  • Wednesday, October 8, 2024 Early Voting and Absentee Voting Begins
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2024 Election Day



Registration guidelines are available on the Ohio Secretary of State website.

Election calendar available on the Ohio Secretary of State website. 

Ohio does not offer same-day voter registration 


Updating/Cancelling Registration

Updating registration      

To update registration after a move or name change, use the voter registration form.

Cancelling registration

County Boards of Elections Directory: Each of Ohio’s 88 counties has a Board of Elections (BOE) office that is responsible for administering local elections. For addresses and contact information see the Ohio Secretary of State website. 

To cancel your Ohio registration complete the voter registration cancellation form and mail it to your county board of elections. Voter registration cancellation form can be found here.

Edison State Library Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone number: 937-778-7950