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Voting Help


General Election Day - November 7, 2017
Polls are open on Election Day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Voter Registration Deadline
October 10, 2017

Check your voter registration status at any time HERE


You can find answers to the questions below (and more) by going to the following websites:

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If you live in Lorain County and need to send downloaded forms to the Board of Elections, they should be mailed or delivered to:

Lorain County Board of Elections
1985 North Ridge Rd. East
Lorain, OH 44055

Regular Office Hours are:
Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

How do I Register to Vote?
click here

Register, then Vote! How do I reregister when I move?
You can update your information online

What if I change my name?
You must reregister

How can I be sure that I am registered?
Click here to check your registration at any time.

How do I request an absentee ballot?
Obtain additional information about absentee voting and/or fill our your absentee ballot request
Be sure to mail your completed form to your local Board of Elections.

Where do I vote?
Check your polling place

Your Vote Counts!If I am a college student in Ohio but am from another state, can I vote in Ohio?
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What about Voter ID?
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How may I obtain nonpartisan judicial information?
LWVOhio judicial resources or Judge4Yourself

Where do I find information about candidates and issues?
A current copy of the Lorain County Voter Guide will be available on Vote411 and as a PDF download approximately 30 days before a general election.