Student Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting for U.S. Armed Forces Members
There are several types of valid photo identification. IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
- Ohio driver's license;
- State of Ohio ID card;
- Interim ID form issued by the Ohio BMV;
- A US passport;
- A US passport card;
- US military ID card;
- Ohio National Guard ID card; or
- US Department of Veterans Affairs ID card
All photo IDs must have the following:
- An expiration date that has not passed;
- A photograph of the voter;
- The voter’s name, which must substantially conform to the voter’s name as it appears in the Poll List or in the Poll Book
NOTICE: An unexpired Ohio Driver License, State ID Card, or Interim Documentation with your former address IS an ACCEPTABLE form of ID when your current address is in the pollbook.
- The Clermont County Board of Elections
- 76 South Riverside Drive
- Batavia, Ohio 45103-2695
- The office of the Secretary of State, or the Secretary of State Client Services Center
- 30 East Broad Street
- Columbus, Ohio
- Any Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles office or BMV registrar
- Any public or vocational school
- Public libraries
- The Clermont County Treasurer’s office, Recorder’s Office, Human Services, WIC, and the Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) Office
PLEASE NOTE: The Office of the Secretary of State does not have specific, individual registration information on file – only county boards of elections have that information.
- go to your new polling location, or
- go to the Clermont County Board of Elections office. You must complete and sign A Notice of Change of Address (and make other changes, if applicable), and vote a provisional ballot.
Yes, if you are registered. You may:
- go to the county Board of Elections office in your NEW COUNTY during regular office hours, complete and sign a new voter registration form, and
- vote a provisional ballot.
- go to the county Board of Elections in your NEW COUNTY and complete and sign a new voter registration form, and
- vote a provisional ballot.
You must give the following information:
(1) The elector’s name;
(2) The elector’s signature;
(3) The address at which the elector is registered to vote;
(4) The elector’s date of birth;
(5) One of the following:
- The elector’s driver’s license number;
- The last four digits of the elector’s social security number;
- A copy of the elector’s current and valid photo identification IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
(7) A statement that the person requesting the ballots is a qualified elector;
(8) If the request is for primary election ballots, the elector’s party affiliation;
(9) If the elector desires ballots to be mailed to the elector, the address to which those ballots shall be mailed.
If you are in a hospital for a medical emergency ON ELECTION DAY, the deadline for requesting an absentee ballot is 3 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY.
**For your convenience, the county elections board, or the office of the Secretary of State of Ohio, may provide an Absentee Voter Ballot application form to you, but this form is not a requirement to receive an absentee ballot. It simply allows an easy way for you to let the county elections board know that you wish to have an absentee ballot. You may download the absentee voter application from this website. It is in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat to open.
**For your convenience, the county elections board, or the office of the secretary of State of Ohio, may provide an Absentee Voter Ballot application form to you, but this form is not a requirement to receive an absentee ballot. It simply allows an easy way for you to let the county elections board know that you wish to have an absentee ballot.
- your name and Ohio voting address,
- a statement that you are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, or that you are the spouse or dependent of a service member,
- the election for which you are requesting the absentee ballot,
- your party choice (if the election is a primary) or that you want an issues only ballot,
- the address where you want your ballot sent,
- your signature, or the signature of the person requesting the ballot.
Remember: As a voter, you have the responsibility to ask questions and to get them answered if you are confused about the voting process and to check your ballot for accuracy before you cast it.
Some information provided by the Ohio Secretary of State.