Welcome To The Home Of The Tuscarawas County Board of Elections

Important Dates

Jan. 1, 2016 - Applications for absentee ballots for 2016 elections may be accepted. Absentee Request Form

Oct. 11, 2016 - Deadline for voter registration for the General Election
Voter Registration Form

Nov. 8, 2016 - General Election Day
Polls Open at 6:30 a.m.
Polls Close at 7:30 p.m.

Bring ID To The Polls

Every voter will be required to provide proof of identity before voting. The form of identification that you may use includes your current and valid photo identification card, military identification, copy of utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or government document showing your name and current address. (**Note: You cannot use as proof of identification a notice that the Board of Elections mailed to you.**) If you do not have, or fail or refuse to provide, the required proof of identity, you may cast a provisional ballot and you will have 10 days after the election to come to the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections to show an ID. If you fail to come in to show an ID after the 10 days your provisional ballot will not be counted.


The Tuscarawas County Board of Elections will begin the 2016 Post-Election Audit as per Directive 2016-24, Section 1.03 on Monday, December 5th, 2016. The procedure is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections Office located on the ground floor of the original county courthouse.

Official Results Summary - Certified November 21, 2016

Official Results Precinct-by-Precinct - Certified November 21, 2016

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Election Forms and Ballot Drop-Off
Located On Ashwood Ln.
Use Slot in Door to Drop-Off Absentee Ballots, Absentee Ballot Request Forms and Voter Registration Forms.
Click Here For a Photo of the Drop-Off Location

Do you know what happens to your ballot after it is cast? Click here to find out.

Online Change of Address
You may now update your voter registration address online by going to the following link:

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Voter Information Search
Check your Registration Details, Print a Absentee Request Form, View a Sample Ballot, Get Your Polling Location, and see a List of Elected Officials.
Click Here to access the Voter Information Search

You can access your voter information on your smart phone. You can download the FREE app by searching for "Ohio Voter Info" or Ohio Voter Information" in your app store.


Next Election: Tuesday, November 8, 2016

The polls will be open on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for voters to cast their ballots. To see if you are properly registered, find your polling location, or view a sample ballot for your precinct, please click here. For more information, use the links to the left, the information below, call our office at 330-343-8819, or visit us on the ground floor of the original county courthouse.


Voter Registration Deadline

The deadline to register to vote for the November 8, 2016 General Election was Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00 p.m.


Absentee Voter Information

Non-military/overseas ballots for the November 8, 2016 General Election will commence mailing on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. The last day to request an absentee ballot be mailed is Saturday, November 5 at noon.

In-office absentee voting for the November 8, 2016 General Election will commence on Wednesday, October 12, and end at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 7. Hours during this time period are as follows:

  • October 12 - 14 = 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • October 17 - 21 = 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • October 24 - October 28 = 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • October 29 = 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • October 30 = 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • October 31 - November 4 = 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • November 5 = 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • November 6 = 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • November 7 = 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Check Status of Absentee Ballot Request


Uniformed and Overseas Absentee Voter Information

Register to vote and apply to receive an absentee ballot using the current Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) available online at www.fvap.gov.

45 Day Notice of Election for Voters Using the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (November 8, 2016 General Election)
Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot Instructions

Helpful Sites for UOCAVA Voters


Other Information

2016 Board Meeting Schedule

2016 General Election Candidates/Issues - Certified - as of 8/22/16

2016 Candidate Requirement Guide

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