Ballot Drop Box Information

The drop off box is a safe and convenient way to return your Voted Absentee Ballots. Avoid Election Day lines and waiting on mail, use the drop off box today!


Where: 345 Oak Hill  Ave., 44502  in the circle parking lot of the Board of Elections. Ohio Secretary of State Directive 2023-03, permits each Board of Elections to have only one (1) secure receptacle outside of the Board office, for the purpose of receiving Absentee Ballots.

When: A bi-partisan team collects all Voted Absentee Ballots from the drop box periodically throughout the business day.


Who: Voted Absentee Ballots can only be returned to the drop off box by the voter or a family member, including: the spouse, the father, mother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandfather, grandmother, brother, or sister of the whole or half blood, or the son, daughter, adopting parent, adopted child, stepparent, stepchild, uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece of the voter. Additionally, we ask the person returning the ballot over the counter to sign the back of the return envelope.

Don’t forget! 


  • The deadline to register to vote for the March 19, 2024 Primary Election is February 20, 2024 at 9:00 P.M.


  • The deadline to return your completed Vote-by-Mail Ballot Application is to have it in by Monday March 12 by 8:30 P.M.

  • The date to have your mailed Absentee Ballots postmarked is Monday March 18.


  • The deadline to return your voted ballot to the Board of Elections is by Tuesday March 19 before 7:30 P.M.

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