Welcome To The Home Of The Tuscarawas County Board of Elections

Important Dates

Jan. 1, 2017 - Applications for absentee ballots for 2017 elections may be accepted. Absentee Request Form

April 3, 2017 - Deadline for voter registration for the Primary Election
Voter Registration Form

May 2, 2017 - Primary 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.

As of Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:30 am the ballot posting process has begun. Ballot proofs are available for viewing at the Board of Elections campaign finance office located on the ground floor of the Tuscarawas County Courthouse until Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 9:30 am.

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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.

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Online Voter Registration
You may now register to vote online by going to the following link:

Voter Registration Deadline

The deadline to register to vote for the May 2, 2017 Primary Election is Monday, April 3 at 9:00 p.m.

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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.

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Next Election: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The polls will be open on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 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.

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Absentee Voter Information

Non-military/overseas ballots for the May 2, 2017 Primary Election will commence mailing on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed is Saturday, April 29 at noon.

In-office absentee voting for the May 2, 2017 Primary Election will commence on Tuesday, April 4, and end at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1. Hours during this time period are as follows:

  • April 4 - 7 = 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • April 10 - 14 = 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • April 17 - 21 = 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • April 24 - 28 = 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • April 29 = 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • April 30 = 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • May 1 = 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Check Status of Absentee Ballot Request

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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.

100 Day Notice of Election for Voters Using the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (May 2, 2017 Primary/Special Election)
Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot Instructions

Helpful Sites for UOCAVA Voters

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Other Information

2017 Board Meeting Schedule

2017 Primary/Special Election Candidates & Issues - Certified - as of 2/8/17

2017 Candidate Requirement Guide

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