Skip the Lines, Vote Early

You don’t need to leave your home to make your vote empower people of ALL abilities. In Ohio, you do not need to identify a reason to vote absentee. You can skip the lines on election day two ways: absentee voting by mail and early in-person voting. Both options begin October 9th and end November 6th. If you need assistance with voting, this is a great option.

Absentee Voting by Mail

Absentee voting has many benefits. You can vote early, it is convenient, it reduces the chance of lines at the polls on Election Day, and absentee ballots are the first votes counted on Election Night.

  1. Request an absentee ballot. Download an absentee ballot application and mail it to: Summit County Board of Elections 470 Grant Street Akron, Ohio 44311. If you can not download the form you can send a written request to the Board of Elections that includes required information. If you want us to send you the application contact us. The last day to request an absentee ballot is November 4th.
  2. Complete your ballot at your leisure and vote YES for Summit DD. It’s not a new tax!
  3. Return your ballot one of two ways. You can mail it to Summit County Board of Elections, 470 Grant Street Akron, Ohio 44311. Make sure it has enough postage. USPS recommends purchasing a postage label at the window. Your ballot must be postmarked by the day before the election to count. You can also return it in-person to Summit County Board of Elections by 7:30 pm on November 7th.
  4. You can track your absentee ballot here.

Do not take your absentee ballot to your polling location.

Early In-Person Voting

If you are a registered voter, you can skip the lines at vote at the Summit County Board of Elections, 470 Grant Street Akron, Ohio 44311 between October 9th through 2 pm on November 6th. Vote YES for Summit DD because your vote empowers people of ALL abilities. Keep checking back for the November 7th election schedule.

If you need assistance with voting check out or FAQ for voters with disabilities.

Want us to walk you through your early voting options? Contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

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