Elections

november 2, 2021 general election

Filing Deadlines

Date Deadline
08/04/2021 Candidates, Issues and Local Options.
08/20/2021 Protest against candidates and local option petitions.
08/23/2021 Write-in Candidates.
08/27/2021 Protest against write-in candidates.
09/03/2021 Charter Amendments.
09/24/2021 Notice of Appointment of Observers for in-person absentee voting period. R.C. 3505.21 (C).
10/13/2021 Petition to be Recognized as a Committee to Appoint Observers.
10/21/2021 Pre Election Campaign Finance Report (Close of books 10/13/2021).
10/22/2021 Notice of Appointment of Observers for election day.
11/01/2021 Amendment of Notice of Appointment of Observers.
12/10/2021 Post Election Campaign Finance Report (Close of books 12/03/2021).

Voter Deadlines

Date Deadline
09/17/2021 UOCAVA Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballots to be mailed.
10/04/2021 Close of Registration.
10/05/2021 Opening of Early In-Person and Vote-by-Mail (Absentee) voting.
10/30/2021 12:00 noon Deadline for applications by mail for an Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballot to be mailed.
11/01/2021 Voting in-person at the Board of Elections ends at 2:00 p.m.
11/01/2021 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 11/12/2021 in order to be counted.
11/02/2021 All overseas Vote-by-Mail / Absentee ballots ballots must be signed and submitted for mailing by 12:01 AM EDT on or before this date and received on or before 11/12/2021 in order to be counted.
11/02/2021 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Election Day - Provisional voting at the Board of Elections.
11/02/2021 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.
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