State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Ohio Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: yes

Early voting: no

Felons: The State of Ohio prohibits felons currently in prison from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.

ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need: A copy of a current and valid photo identification; or a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document showing name and address.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes

Paper trail: yes

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no

Registration deadline: Register 30 days before the election.

Uniform voting system: yes by 2006 (3 different vendors of DRE)