Jefferson County Board of Elections
View current deadlines for voter registration at our Upcoming Election Information page.
What are the qualifications for registering to vote?
Note: You must be registered to vote in Ohio at least 30 consecutive days before an election.
Can I register to vote if I am a felon?
Yes, if you are not currently incarcerated.
How do I register to vote?
Do I declare my political party affiliation when I register to vote?
No. Under Ohio law, your political party affiliation is determined by the ballot you vote in a Partisan Primary Election.
What if I have changed my address or name?
If you are already registered to vote in Jefferson County and have changed your address or changed your name, you must update your voter registration at least 30 days before an election. You can do this at any of the locations listed above or by mail.
If you change your name and/or move from one precinct to another in Jefferson County or move from one county to another in Ohio, you may report the change and vote a Provisional Ballot by:
How is my residency determined?
Ohio law establishes your residence as the place in which you habitation is fixed and to which, whenever you are absent, you have the intention to return. A post office box or a business address is not an acceptable address for your residence. If you continuously reside outside of Ohio for a period of four years or more, you are not a resident of this state for voter registration purposes, except if you are absent from Ohio because of federal or state government employment, including military service.
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Information believed accurate but not guaranteed. The Board of Elections disclaims liability for any errors or omissions.