Filing Dates and Deadlines
To speak to a Candidate & Petition Services representative, call us.
Campaign Finance Resources
Anyone registered to vote in Ohio and living in Cuyahoga County can come to the board of elections offices during the scheduled hours.
The Ohio Campaign Finance Handbook assists all reporting entities in navigating the various regulatory paths established by Ohio law.
Powerpoint presentation resource for candidates and PAC's.
Ohio Campaign Finance forms are available as interactive PDFs. Instructions for completion accompany each form.
This chart is intended to be a general guide and does not include every statutory provision relating to contribution limits.
Auditors are assigned according to the candidate's last name or the PAC treasurer's last name.
Contains important information for candidates, including filing deadlines, filing fees, and other important petition filing information. It also contains general information for the public including election calendars, timelines, and current officeholders.
If you are considering running for office in Ohio, this guide provided by the SOS can help you navigate the legal requirements to becoming a candidate. See the Election Calendar above for more specifics on local municipal, school district, and judicial elected offices.
Print out Vote-by-Mail labels or download (.csv file) a list of voters who have requested a ballot or voted Early-in-Person. Label information for Vote-by-Mail Ballot applicants will be available by 7:00 PM on the day of processing.
Voter registration reports identify totals of eligible voters in Cuyahoga County by city, precinct and party.
Generate a printable list of street ranges (odd and even) based upon specific search criteria.
The Board of Elections provides a petition checklist for candidates prior to filing. Ohio law does not permit any changes to the petition once it is filed.
A list of items available for purchase from our cashier located on the second floor of our main building.
Maps of cities, districts, wards, and precincts. Also find data downloads like Registered Voter lists and Polling Locations.
Learn more about Cuyahoga County specific petition criteria, including information on petition pre-checks and official time and location of petition filing.
Ohio Secretary of State Prescribed Forms and Petitions 1-500.
State and Federal Resources
Political Party and Campaign Resources
Rules that govern Election Observers; Notice/Certificate of Appointment or Amendment forms; and the Observer Oath.
Chapter 3515 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Section 3513.05 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Local option elections allow voters to vote on the question of whether, and to what extent, alcohol sales and consumption will be allowed within a particular area.