Important information for Aug. 2 Ohio election

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Ohio has a primary/special election on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Review this important information if you plan to vote in Ohio.

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Absentee Ballot (Vote-by-Mail) Requests

  • The deadline to request an absentee (vote-by-mail) ballot is Saturday, July 30 at noon and completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by Aug. 1.
  • Learn how to request an absentee ballot.
  • If you're interested in voting on candidate races in this Primary election, be sure to select the "Primary Election" box as well as a political party on your absentee ballot application. If you do not wish to affiliate with a party, you will receive an issues-only ballot for this election. 

Vote Early In-Person

Vote In-Person on Aug. 2

For additional information and more resources, visit the Elections and Voter Resources page on the CCEL website.  If you have any other questions regarding the upcoming election, contact CCEL at 216.368.6960 or email

Learn more about your voting rights. For help at the polls, call the non-partisan Election Protection Hotline 1.866.OUR.VOTE (1.866.687.8683) with any questions or issues.