The Court House Annex Building where we are located is now open, masks are required.

Our hours will continue to be
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am until 4:00 pm.
Please call during these hours with any business you have.

You may drop absentee ballot and voter registration forms in the ballot drop boxes near the front or rear entrance of our building. Voter registration and absentee ballot forms will be available in the Board Office 

Early In-Person Absentee voting will take place at the Board Office
15 S. Court St., Room 130, Athens, OH  45701


Uniform Days and Hours for In-Person Absentee Voting
General Election November 3, 2020

Week 1

October 6th thru 9th: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Week 2

October 12th thru 16th: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Week 3

October 19th thru 23rd: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
October 24th (Saturday): 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
October 25th (Sunday): 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Week 4

October 26th thru 30th: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
October 31st (Saturday): 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
November 1st (Sunday): 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Last Day of Early Voting

November 2nd (Monday): 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

If you would like an absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 General Election

Voters can obtain absentee ballots three ways:
1. Voters can find applications for Absentee Ballot Application on our website. Download and print off an Absentee Ballot Application and mail to the Board of Election’s office.
2. Email a request for Absentee Application, include your name, mailing address, contact information and number of applications needed to [email protected]
3. If you do not have access to print off the application below or email, please call us and leave a detailed message to request an application be mailed to you.

To request a ballot by mail, complete and print the application available here:

Absentee Ballot Applications can be returned to: Athens County Board of Elections
15 S. Court St., #130
Athens, OH 45701

NEW Drop Box for Absentee Ballots

Drive up drop box located near the front entrance of the Board of Elections in front of the Court House rose garden. 

We also have a drop box located near the rear entrance of our office at the back of the  Court House Annex Building – 15 S. Court St., Athens
You may access the back ballot drop box from Court St., by turning left between Mountain Laurel Gift Store and Hocking Valley Bank, then turn right into the Annex Parking Lot.  

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Athens County Board of Elections
15 S. Court St., #130
Athens, OH 45701

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Contact Us:
Telephone: 740-592-3201
Fax: 740-592-3262
Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Monday thru Friday

Election Day Voting Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.


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