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Plan your midterm vote

You have 64 days left to register to vote. There are 92 days until the election.

Key Dates
  • Oct. 11
    Deadline to register in person
  • Oct. 11
    Deadline to register by mail
  • Oct. 11
    Deadline to register online
  • Oct. 12
    First day to vote early in person
  • Nov. 07
    Deadline to mail ballot by
  • Nov. 07
    Last day to vote early in person
  • Nov. 08
    Election Day
Key Info
  • There are major rule changes in Ohio since 2020. See the changes.
  • You can vote by mail without an excuse
  • You can vote in person before Election Day as an in-person absentee only
  • Yes. ID is required. If ID is not presented, voters may cast a provisional ballot but must return to the board of elections no later than 10 days after Election Day to provide proper identification. Valid forms of ID are listed here

Key midterm contests in Ohio

Primary winners and advancing candidates for the Ohio primary election below were selected on May 3, 2022.

How Ohio voted in past presidential elections

2020 Presidential Results
  • R
    Donald
    TrumpWinner
    53.3%
  • D
    Joe
    Biden
    45.2%
2020 Exit Polls

Summary of 2020 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats39%Men: republicans59%
Women
Women: Democrats51%Women: republicans48%
White
White: Democrats39%White: republicans60%
Black
Black: Democrats91%Black: republicans8%
Hispanic /Latino
Hispanic/ Latino: Democrats57%Hispanic/ Latino: republicans39%
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats55%College Graduate: republicans43%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats40%No College Degree: republicans58%
2016 Presidential Results
  • R
    Donald
    TrumpWinner
    51.8%
  • D
    Hillary
    Clinton
    43.7%
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%