Columbus, Ohio – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today reminded voters the November 7 General Election is one week away, and the deadline to request an absentee ballot is Saturday, November 4 at noon.
The full, detailed and interactive 2017 elections calendar is available here
Across Ohio’s 88 counties, there are 1,517 respective local issues that will appear before voters. Details are available here
. Voters will also be deciding a number of local races and can obtain additional information on these contests by contacting their county board of elections
Absentee Voting by Mail and In-Person
All Ohio voters may request an absentee ballot by Saturday, November 4 at noon and return it to the appropriate county board of elections by 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7. Absentee ballots postmarked by November 6 will also be counted, but voters who choose to return their absentee ballot close to the deadline should consider delivering it to the board of elections to ensure it is counted. For more information, visit MyOhioVote.com
Secretary Husted has established uniform hours for in-person absentee voting to ensure all voters have fair and equal access to the ballot during the November 7 General Election. Ohio voters can vote over the course of four weeks, including the weekend before Election Day.
Military & Overseas Voting
Early voting for military and overseas voters is already underway. Military voters who have not yet submitted a request for absentee ballots in 2017 may still do so by visiting OhioMilitaryVotes.com
. Overseas voters can visit OhioVoterPassport.com
. There they can download the Federal Post Card Application, request an absentee ballot, read through frequently asked questions, track the status of their ballot and sign up for election reminders via email and social media.