Elections

november 3, 2020 presidential general election

Voter Deadlines

Date Deadline
09/18/2020 UOCAVA Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballots to be mailed.
10/05/2020 Close of Registration.
10/06/2020 Opening of Early In-Person and Vote-by-Mail (Absentee) voting.
10/31/2020 12:00 noon Deadline for applications by mail for a Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballot to be mailed.
11/02/2020 Voting in-person at the Board of Elections ends.
11/02/2020 All Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballots mailed anywhere in the U.S. must be postmarked on or before this date and received at the Board of Elections on or before 11/13/2020 in order to be counted.
11/03/2020 All overseas Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballots must be signed and submitted for mailing by 12:01 AM EDT on or before this date and received on or before 11/13/2020 in order to be counted.
11/03/2020 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Election Day - Provisional voting at the Board of Elections.
11/03/2020 All Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballots returned in person must be received at the Board of Elections by 7:30 p.m. in order to be counted.

Filing Deadlines

Date Deadline
08/05/2020 Candidates, Issues and Local Options.
08/21/2020 Protest against Candidates and Local Option Petitions.
08/24/2020 Write-in Candidates.
08/28/2020 Protest against Write-in Candidates.
09/04/2020 Charter Amendments.
09/25/2020 Notice of Appointment of Observers for in-person absentee voting period. R.C. 3505.21 (C).
10/14/2020 Petition to be Recognized as a Committee to Appoint Observers.
10/22/2020 Pre Election Campaign Finance Report (Close of books 10/14/2020).
10/23/2020 Notice of Appointment of Observers.
11/02/2020 Amendment of Notice of Appointment of Observers.
12/11/2020 Post Election Campaign Finance Report (Close of books 12/4/2020).
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