Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Ohio

Voter requirements

Be a U.S. citizen

Be 18 years old on Election Day

Be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days before Election Day

Not be convicted of a felony and currently incarcerated

Not be found incompetent by a court for purposes of voting

Not have been permanently disenfranchised for violating election laws

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

Yes. You need to show ID to vote.
Approved forms of ID:
An unexpired ID issued by the U.S. government or Ohio that includes your name, photograph, and address

Military ID

Utility bill

Bank statement

Government check


Other government document with name and address of voter


Overseas and military voting

Voting as a student

Voting as a person with disabilities

Your Federal Voting Rights

As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:

Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:

1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or

2. Bring someone to help you vote

You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.

Ensure your right to accessible elections!

For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at

Voting rights card PDF

Voting with past convictions