Ballots for military, overseas voters available Saturday

County boards of elections in Ohio will begin sending out absentee ballots for military and overseas voters on Saturday for the Nov. 7 general election.

Early voting for Ohio residents begins on Wednesday, Oct. 11, which is the first day absentee ballots will be mailed to voters living in Ohio.

Those who want to vote in this November’s local-year election must register to vote by Oct. 10, and can do so at their local board of elections office, by requesting a form by mail, or registering to vote online.

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Military and overseas voters can download the Federal Post Card Application, register to vote and 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.

Military voters should visit and Overseas voters should visit for all election-related information.

For residents in Ohio, they can register to vote online by clicking here, and visit for more information about this year's local-year elections and on their local elections through the Voter Toolkit page.

The uniform in-person early voting hours for the Nov. 7 general election include:

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays from Oct. 11 to Oct. 27
  • 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday, Oct. 30 to Friday, Nov. 3
  • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4
  • 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5
  • 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6 (the last day to vote early)

Voting is from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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