Absentee Voting – In Person:

In person Absentee Voting begins 28 days before Election Day and ends at 2pm on the Monday before Election Day.

In person Absentee Voting is held at the Board of Elections office, located at 724 S. 7th Street, Coshocton OH 43812.

Absentee Voting – By Mail: 

A new Absentee Ballot Request Form must be submitted for each Election in which a voter wishes to vote by mail.

To obtain an Absentee Ballot Request Form, you may scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on APPLICATION FOR ABSENT VOTER BALLOT

Forms are also available at the Board of Elections office, located at 724 S. 7th Street, Coshocton, OH 43812.

 

Completing the Application Process:

Absentee Ballot Requests can be accepted starting 90 days prior to the Election you are wanting to vote in.

Complete the request form by providing your name, address, date of birth, a form of identification, and an address to which your ballot should be mailed.

Be sure to sign the application before submitting it.

Acceptable forms of identification include: your Ohio Driver’s License number (2 letters followed by 6 numbers) OR the last four digits of your Social Security Number OR a copy of either your current and valid photo identification, military identification, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and current address.

Return the ballot request form to the Board of Elections no later than 12 p.m on the Saturday before Election Day.

All requests for an Absent Voter Ballot must be made in writing. Forms may be sent by mail or delivered in person. Applications submitted via email or fax will not be accepted or processed.

Instructions for Voting an Absentee Ballot

Returning Your Voted Ballot

If you return your voted ballot by mail, it must be postmarked no later than the day before the election and received no later than 10 days after the election.

Note: Ohio’s election law states that “postmarked” does not include a date marked 

by a postage evidence system, such as a postage meter.

If you return your voted ballot in person, it must be received by the Board of Elections no later than 7:30 pm on Election Day.

No voted ballot may be returned to a board of elections by fax or e-mail.

If a voted ballot is returned by fax or e-mail, it will not be accepted, processed, or counted.

Forms prescribed by the Ohio Secretary of State

APPLICATION FOR ABSENT VOTER BALLOT

APPLICATION FOR ABSENT VOTER BALLOT BY VOTER HOSPITALIZED

APPLICATION BY RELATIVE FOR UNIFORMED SERVICES OR OVERSEAS ABSENT VOTER’S BALLOT

APPLICATION FOR ARMED SERVICE ABSENT VOTER BALLOT

APPLICATION FOR ABSENT VOTER BALLOT BY VOTER REQUIRING ASSISTANCE

CERTIFICATE OF INTENT TO VOTE IN A PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

NOTE: An original SIGNATURE is necessary; therefore, you are not able to complete these online.

All Forms are also available on the Ohio Secretary of State’s Website

http://www.sos.state.oh.us

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