ABSENTEE VOTING – November 5, 2019 Election
In lieu of voting on Election Day, registered voters may cast an absentee ballot by mail. To vote absentee by mail, voters must submit the absentee ballot application. Press this link to obtain a copy of the absentee ballot application, or call (440) 350-2700 to request the application be mailed to you. Please note that the Board of Elections must receive the original copy of the application; electronic submission by email or fax is unacceptable per Ohio law. The latest date to submit the absentee ballot application is Saturday, November 2, 2019 by Noon. The Board of Elections strongly advises those seeking to vote absentee by mail to submit their application no later than Thursday, October 31, 2019, to ensure adequate time to receive, vote, and return the ballot timely. Absentee ballots returned by mail must contain a postmark of Monday, November 4, 2019, and be received by the Board of Elections by Friday, November 15, 2019, to be eligible for counting. Voters may hand-deliver their absentee ballot to the Board of Elections by 7:30 p.m., November 5, 2019. Returning absentee ballots to a polling place is forbidden.  

In-Person Absentee Voting – November 5, 2019 Election
In-person absentee voting, also referred to as “early voting” is available at the Board of Elections office located at 105 Main St., Ste. 107, Painesville, OH 44077. In-person absentee voting is fast and convenient for voters and mirrors the Election Day voting process. Simply bring one of the forms of identification permitted for voting in Ohio, sign your name, and cast your vote! A list of permissible voter identification is located at this link.

The in-person absentee voting (early voting) schedule is below:

Tuesday, October 8 – Friday, October 11 …………………………8:00 am – 5:00 pm

*Tuesday, October 15 – Friday, October 18 ……………………..8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25 ……………………….8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday, October 28 – Friday, November 1 ……………………..8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saturday, November 2….………………………………………………..8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday, November 3 …………………………………………………….1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Monday, November 4 ..…………………………………………………8:00 am – 2:00 pm
 *Closed Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day.