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Voter Registration Deadline

for the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election

 

Notice is hereby given by the Lake County Board of Elections that the deadline to register to vote for the November 8, 2016 General Election is October 11, 2016.  You may register at the Lake County Board of Elections, Nolan Building, 105 Main St., Painesville, OH 44077. Regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The Board of Elections will also remain open until 9 p.m. on the close of registration, October 11, 2016.

Voter registration forms are available at the following locations:

1.  The office of the Secretary of State or any of the 88 county boards of elections.

2.  The office of any deputy registrar of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

3.  Offices of designated agencies that provide public assistance or disability programs.

4.  Public libraries.

5.  Public high schools or vocational schools.

6.  Office of a County Treasurer.

7.  Lake County Board of Elections website www.lakeelections.com

If a person is already registered to vote within the State of Ohio and wishes to change their name and/or address to Lake County, they may do so at the Lake County Board of Elections up to and including Election Day.  On Election Day, you may report the change and vote at the Board of Elections office or at the polling place in the precinct in which your new voting address is located.

If a person is already registered to vote within the State of Ohio and wishes to change their address to Lake County, they may do so at the Lake County Board of Elections website www.lakeelections.com or myohiovote.com.

Persons who wish to register by mail may call, write or email the Board of Elections and request forms to be mailed to them. These forms must be completed and returned to the Board of Elections by the deadline listed above.

 

You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all the following requirements:

1.  You are a citizen of the United States.

2.  You will be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the general election.

3.  You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote.

4.  You are not incarcerated (in prison) for a felony conviction under the laws of this state, another state or the United States.

5.  You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court.

6.  You have not been permanently disfranchised for violations of the election laws.

By Order of the Lake County Board of Elections
Robert G. Schiebli, Chairman
Janet F. Clair, Director

Publish: Tuesday, September 27, 2016


November 8, 2016 General Election Sample Ballots available. Click here to access your sample ballot.




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The next election will be: 

November 8, 2016

Presidential General Election



Lake County Board of Elections

105 Main Street
P.O. Box 490
Painesville, Ohio 44077-0490

Phone: 440-350-2700
Fax: 440-350-2670
Email: lake@sos.state.oh.us

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm



ROBERT G. SCHIEBLI, Chair     THOMAS A. TAGLIAMONTE
DALE H. FELLOWS     DAVID A. VITAZ 


JANET F. CLAIR, Director
R. ROSS MCDONALD, Deputy Director

    Upcoming Election:

    Tuesday, November 8, 2016
    General Election

    100-Day Notice for Federal Write-In Absentee Voters
    45-Day Notice for Federal Write-In Absentee Voters


    Voter Registration/Update Deadline

    Tuesday, October 11, 2016

    Office Hours: 8:00am-9:00pm
    Please be sure that the Board of Elections
    has your current information on file.


    Absentee Voting

    Begins Wednesday, October 12, 2016


    In-Office Absentee Voting Hours

     

    Wednesday, October 12 – Friday, October 14         8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

    Monday, October 17 – Friday, October 21              8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

    Monday, October 24 – Friday, October 28              8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

    Saturday, October 29                                          8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    Sunday, October 30                                            1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

    Monday, October 31 – Friday, November 4            8:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.

    Saturday, November 5                                        8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    Sunday, November 6                                          1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

    Monday, November 7                                          8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.