In the state of Ohio, there is a contingency for voters that encounter an emergency on Election Day. Access to this type of ballot is rigidly defined by the state, with ballots typically delivered to people suffering from a medical emergency. Parents whose children are hospitalized may also be granted access to an absentee ballot.
Absentee Voter Application
To request an Absentee Ballot:
- Download and complete a FILLABLE Absentee Voter Application Form
- Contact the Board of Elections to have one mailed to you. 225-5656.
- Mail via US mail or deliver completed application to: Montgomery County Board of Elections Absentee Department 451 W. Third St. Dayton, OH 45422
- Name and Registered address
- Date of birth
- Either your Ohio driver’s license number or the last four digits of your social security number
- Election you are requesting: ex. Primary, Special, or General
- Your complete legal signature
- In lieu of an Ohio driver’s license number or the last four of your social security number, the following forms of identification can be used:
- A copy of your Ohio driver’s license
- A copy of an identification card issued by the State of Ohio or the United States government
- A copy of a utility bill
- A copy of a bank statement
- A copy of a paycheck
- A copy of a government check
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The Board of Elections is here to help. Whether you are a citizen or a candidate, we provide the information you need to participate in Ohio elections.