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News and Notices

Official Canvass November 2, 2021 General Election

Election Information

Next Election | May 3, 2022 Primary Election

Important Deadlines:

  • February 2, 2022 (4:00pm) – filing deadline for nominating petitions of candidates in non-partisan races and local questions and issues for the May 3 election
  • March 4, 2022 (4:00pm) – filing deadline for write-in candidates for the May 3 election
  • April 4, 2022 – voter registration deadline for the May 3 election

Voter Information

Resources for Defiance County voters including: registration verification, voter reporting, ID requirements.

Candidates and Issues

Resources for persons interested in seeking public office or placing a question on the ballot including campaign finance information and candidate guides.

Uniformed and Overseas Absentee Voter Information

Register to vote and apply to receive an absentee ballot using the current Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) available online at www.fvap.gov.
Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot
Helpful Sites for UOCAVA Voters

Online Campaign Finance Filing System

Precinct Election Officials

Information on serving as a Precinct Election Official and our Youth at the Booth PEO program.