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Early voting in Ohio

In Ohio, all registered voters are mailed a ballot request form. They can also vote early in-person.

Mail-in ballots requested3,558,642

38%
48%
14%
DEMGOPOther

+170% from 2016

20162020
1,316,041
3,558,642

Mail-in and early in-person ballots returned3,372,833

100%
Mail-in

+88% from 2016

20162020
1,799,097
3,372,833
Last updated Dec. 3. Party registration is modeled by TargetSmart from multiple commercial sources.Data provided by TargetSmart

Ohio Primary election results

Democratic Primary/ 136 Del.136 Delegates

Full Ohio Primary Results
  • DEM

    Joe BidenWinner

    72.3%

    647,284

    + 115 Delegates

  • DEM

    Bernie Sanders

    16.7%

    149,683

    + 21 Delegates

  • DEM

    Elizabeth Warren

    3.5%

    30,985

Republican Primary/ 82 Del.82 Delegates

Full Ohio Primary Results
  • REP

    Donald TrumpWinner

    + 82 Delegates

How Ohio voted

In 2016, Donald Trump won Ohio with 52 percent of the vote, according to NBC News results, while Hillary Clinton received 44 percent. The swing state voted for Barack Obama twice before flipping red for Trump in 2016.

  • Republican

    Donald TrumpTrumpWinner

    51.8%

    2,841,005

  • Democrat

    Hillary ClintonClinton

    43.7%

    2,394,164

2016 Exit Polls

Summary of 2016 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats36%Men: republicans59%
Women
Women: Democrats49%Women: republicans46%
White
White: Democrats33%White: republicans62%
Black
Black: Democrats88%Black: republicans8%
Hispanic /Latino
Hispanic/ Latino: Democrats67%Hispanic/ Latino: republicans26%
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats39%College Graduate: republicans54%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats44%No College Degree: republicans52%
  • Democrat

    Barack ObamaObamaWinner

    50.7%

    2,827,709

  • Republican

    Mitt RomneyRomney

    47.7%

    2,661,439

2012 Exit Polls

Summary of 2012 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats45%Men: republicans52%
Women
Women: Democrats55%Women: republicans44%
White
White: Democrats41%White: republicans57%
Black
Black: Democrats96%Black: republicans3%
Hispanic /Latino
Hispanic/ Latino: Democrats54%Hispanic/ Latino: republicans42%
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats45%College Graduate: republicans53%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats53%No College Degree: republicans46%

More to the story in Ohio 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and devastating economic fallout are two major issues impacting the election this year as voters assess which candidate is best suited to handle and combat the crisis. NBC News is tracking and updating daily the number of coronavirus related deaths in each state and U.S. territory, as well as tracking the jobless claims as reported weekly by the Department of Labor.

U.S. ClaimsWeekly
change
60-day
trend
Monthly
change
3,690,000+1.01%
-0.99%
113,877-6.20%
-28.26%
Ohio Claims

The expected vote is the total number of votes that are expected in a given race once all votes are counted. This number is an estimate and is based on several different factors, including information on the number of votes cast early as well as information provided to our vote reporters on Election Day from county election officials. The figure can change as NBC News gathers new information.

Source: National Election Pool (NEP)