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Vote-By-Mail And Early In-Person Voting Opens For the December 5, 2023 Mayoral Recall Election

Nov 8, 2023

(Cleveland) – Vote-by-Mail and Early In-Person Voting for the December 5, 2023 East Cleveland Mayoral Recall Election has begun.


The Board of Elections is encouraging voters to take advantage of the convenience of Voting by Mail. Vote-by-Mail Ballot Applications are available online at, by calling 216-443-VOTE (8683) and at all public libraries.

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Applications must be received by the Board of Elections on or before 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 to get the ballot request processed.

Early In-Person Voting is located at the Board of Elections, 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115. The voting schedule is as follows:

Weekdays*November 7th – November 9th 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
FridayNovember 10th Closed for voting on Veterans Day
Weekdays*November 13th – November 17th 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekdays*November 20th – November 22nd 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
ThursdayNovember 23rdClosed on Thanksgiving
FridayNovember 24th 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
MondayNovember 27th 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
TuesdayNovember 28th 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Weekdays*November 29th – December 1st7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
SaturdayDecember 2nd 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
SundayDecember 3rd 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Weekdays are denoted as Monday through Friday.

Election Day Voting:

Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Voters must provide photo identification to vote on Election Day. Acceptable forms of photo identification include an unexpired Ohio Driver’s License, State ID card, an interim ID form issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, a U.S. passport or passport card, a U.S. military ID card, Ohio National Guard ID card, or U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ID card that includes the Voter’s name and photograph.

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