Voting

Online Voter Registration

Ohio’s new online system makes registering to vote easier than ever. Learn more.

Vote by Mail Application

Once registered, all voters can Vote by Mail; if you have not received one, you can request a vote-by-mail application.

Vote by Mail ballot applications are also available at all Cuyahoga County Public Library locations.

Applications can be obtained through the Board of Elections website, by calling the Board of Elections at 216.443.8683, or by visiting the Board of Elections at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.  Voter registration forms are also available at all CCPL locations.

Next Election in Cuyahoga County: General Election, November 7, 2017.

Voters should check their voting information prior to each election. Voters may confirm their ward, precinct and voting location at the
Board of Elections website or by calling 216.443.8683.

Please note:
The libraries cannot accept absentee ballots themselves. Absentee ballots can be mailed by the voter via the US Postal Service or dropped off at the  Board of Elections at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.


Voter Deadlines

  • Tuesday, 10/10/2017 - Close of Registration
  • Wednesday, 10/11/2017 - Opening of Vote by Mail (Absentee) voting
  • Vote by mail: In U.S. must be postmarked on/before 11/6/17; Overseas by 11/7/17; returned in person by 11/7/17, 7:30 PM

Early Voting

All 88 Ohio county boards of election offer the same early, in-person voting hours. During the early voting period, voters cast absentee ballots at county boards of election offices (Board of Elections at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland). You'll need to bring a state driver's license, state ID card, or other acceptable form of ID.

Early voting for the November General Election ends 11/6/2017.