A GENERAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY,  November 3, 2015 At the usual places of holding elections throughout the County.

Required Notices

  • Local Issues Advertising
  • UOCAVA Notice – Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) November 3, 2015 – Notice

See My Ballot For This Election

  • Find Your Ballot for the upcoming Election (Enter your name, click on submit, then click on the “Sample Ballots” link next to your name. You will see a screen with your precinct information. Then choose to view ballot.)
  • All Ballots for the county

What Candidates & Issues will I be voting on?

2015 Filing Deadlines, Term Commencing Dates, Elected Offices

Current List of Elected Officials

In Person Absentee Begins Tuesday October 6, 2015

Absentee Voting – In Person At The Board of Elections

Hours for absentee voting:

Week 1 – 3 of voting

  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday)

Week 4- Week of Election

  • 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday)
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Saturday before the election
  • 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday before the election
  • 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Monday before the election

Absentee Voting – By Mail

Your application to receive a ballot must be received by mail no later than Saturday October 31, 2015 at 12:00 noon. For more information on Absentee voting click here. Request your absentee ballot by clicking here.

Requested Ballots will be sent out the day after the registration deadline.

  1. Enter your name and click on “submit”.
  2. Click on “print absentee request”.
  3. Type in the required information.
  4. Print, sign and date the form.
  5. Mail the form to our office.
  6. You’re done!

Absentee Voting For Overseas Citizens / Military (Uniformed)

Ballots will be sent out beginning 45 days prior to the election.  Your application to receive a ballot must be received no later than noon the Saturday before the electionFor more information on Overseas Citizens and Military voting click here.

Registration

Deadline for new registrations or registration updates is Monday, October 5, 2015

Check Your Registration

Voters can easily check their voter registration information, including voting address and polling location, online at MyOhioVote.com. You may also contact your county boards of elections to check your registration and polling location. Already Registered? Update your registered address online at MyOhioVote.com.

Have a name change?

  • You will need to fill out a paper registration form and return it to the Board of Elections at 204 N. Main, Lima OH 45801
  • You can download a blank form at www.MyOhioVote.com
  • Or you may pick up a voter registration form at a number of other places, including public libraries, public high schools, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicle locations and the Department of Job and Family Services. For a complete list of locations, visit www.MyOhioVote.com.

Your properly completed voter registration form must be postmarked by the 30th day before the election in order to vote.

All Polling Locations that will be open will be listed closer to election.

Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Election Day. Voters choosing to head to the polls on Election Day need to remember to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct. Voters can check their polling place and precinct and get other important voting information by clicking here.

Official Results – Special Election May 5, 2015

May 21, 2015

Official Results May 5, 2015 – Summary (EL45 pdf) Official Results May 5, 2015 – Summary w/Group Detail (EL45A pdf) Official Results May 5, 2015 – Precinct (EL52 pdf) Official Results May 5, 2015 – Precinct w/Group Detail (EL30A pdf)  

Notice of Special Election August 4, 2015

April 22, 2015

There are no anticipated issues or candidates for the August Special Election. UOCAVA Notice – Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot  

Notice of Special Election – May 5, 2015

December 11, 2014

Unofficial Results May 5, 2015 – Summary Unofficial Results May 5, 2015 – Precinct A SPECIAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY,  May 5, 2015 At the usual places of holding elections throughout the County. Required Notices Local Issues Advertising UOCAVA Notice – Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot May 5, 2015 –  Final Notice See My Ballot For This Election Find […]

Official Results – General November 4, 2014

November 25, 2014

Audit of the November 4, 2014 Official Results November 4, 2014 – Summary Official Results November 4, 2014 – Precinct Official Results November 4, 2014 – Overlapping