Election Alert: Sept. 10, 2019 Primary Election

A Primary Election will occur on September 10, 2019 for the following municipalities:

  • Brook Park
  • Fairview Park Ward 5
  • Garfield Heights Ward 2
  • Lakewood Ward 1
  • Maple Heights
  • Solon Ward 5

Not sure of your Ward? Check your voting information here: https://boe.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/my-voting-information.aspx

The voter registration deadline is Monday, August 12, 2019 for this election. To register or update your registration online, visit voteohio.gov.

Early voting, either in person or by mail, will occur August 13 through September 9.
Click here to request your absentee ballot.
Click here to view the early voting hours.

Happy Election Day!

Today, voters in 11 cities across Cuyahoga County will cast votes for local candidates and/or various issues affecting their municipality, school district and libraries.

Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Election Cities
Broadview Heights
Chagrin Falls Village
Mayfield Village
Oakwood Village
Parma Heights
Seven Hills

Reminders for Voters
Voters are reminded to bring proper ID with them to the polls today. This includes:

  • Unexpired Ohio driver’s license or state ID
  • Military ID
  • Current (within the past 12 months) utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or other government document with your name and current address

Any voter that does not know where to vote can look up their polling location on our website. They may also download a sample ballot to review prior to voting.
Click here for “My Voting Info”

Vote-by-Mail Ballots
People who vote by mail must be aware that the deadline to mail their ballot has passed. Voted ballots may only be returned to the Board of Elections offices and must be received by 7:30 p.m. tonight. Voters may utilize a special ballot box located in the Board of Elections parking lot at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland (Map). Ballots cannot be dropped off at a voting location on Election Day.

Spanish Hotline
Spanish-speaking voters needing special assistance on Election Day may call our Spanish Hotline at 216-443-3233. We will gladly help you!


Early Voting Schedule for May 7, 2019 Primary Election

Early voting has started for the May 7, 2019 Primary Election. Voters may cast their ballots at the Board of Elections located at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 now through May 6.

Early Voting Hours

Weekday Voting:
April 9 – 25 (M-F, 8AM – 5PM)
April 29 – May 3 (M-F, 8AM – 7PM)
May 6 (Mon., 8AM – 2PM)

Weekend Voting:
May 4 (Sat., 8AM – 4PM)
May 5 (Sun., 1PM – 5PM)

The early voting process has changed slightly to create an experience similar to Election Day. Learn more about the early voting process here. Voters are reminded to bring proper ID with them. If they do not have ID, they may provide the last four digits of their social security number to receive their ballot.

Voting by Mail

Voters who prefer to vote by mail must request their ballot no later than noon on Saturday, May 4. However, it is always better to place the request sooner rather than later. Voting by mail is safe, secure and convenient, and it is open to all voters.

Request your absentee ballot here: Vote-by-Mail Application

Track Your Ballot with VoterNotify

Did you know you can track your vote-by-mail ballot? With VoterNotify, you can sign up to receive a text and/or email message:

  • When your ballot is sent to you.
  • When your ballot is received.
  • If there’s an issue with your ballot.
  • Reminder to return your ballot as deadline approaches.

More than 17,000 voters in Cuyahoga County are taking advantage of VoterNotify.

Learn more here and sign up today.

To request your vote-by-mail ballot, print your application here. We must receive your completed form no later than noon on the Saturday prior to Election Day.


Save a stamp during “Vote by Mail Week” April 8-14

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is proud to announce Vote by Mail Week, April 8-14, 2018, in partnership with Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL).

County residents can save a stamp by dropping off their completed vote-by-mail applications at any CCPL branch from Sunday, April 8 through Saturday, April 14 during regular library hours. For a complete listing of CCPL locations, please visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org/branches.

To vote by mail, voters must obtain, complete and mail their vote-by-mail ballot applications to the Board of Elections. Vote by Mail Week will save voters several steps in the process and seeks to increase voter turnout for the May 8 Primary Election.

Vote-by-mail applications are available at all CCPL branches. Voters may also print out or request vote-by-mail applications on the Board of Elections website: www.443VOTE.com.

CCPL can only accept vote-by-mail applications during Vote by Mail Week. Absentee ballots will not be accepted and must be mailed by the voter through the United States Postal Service or dropped off in person by the voter or a family member at the Board of Elections located at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.

About Cuyahoga County Public Library
The Cuyahoga County Public Library is committed to their mission of being at the center of community life by creating an environment where reading, lifelong learning and civic engagement thrive and their vision to be the most convenient library system in the country. For more information, visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org.