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Welcome to the Board of Elections

The Defiance County Board of Elections handles all aspects of election administration for local, state, and federal elections throughout Defiance County. Its duties include processing and maintaining voter registrations, reviewing and certifying petitions, equipping polling locations, and certifying county election results. The office is run by a bipartisan team led by the Director, Tonya Wichman (R), and Deputy Director, Rosanne Rickabaugh (D). The bipartisan, four member Board provides oversight for the office.

Board Members

Charles Gray (D), Chairman
Steven Sondergaard (R), Member
Penny Bakle (D), Member
Ian Weber (R), Member

Board Meetings

The Board holds open meetings to conduct the regular business of the Board at 1300 E. 2nd St., Suite 103, Defiance, OH 43512. Notices for all Board meetings are posted publicly at the Board office and on the homepage.

Location & Hours

Defiance County East
1300 E. Second St., Suite 103
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Monday-Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM

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Contact Us

Office: 419-782-8543
Fax: 419-782-5773

[email protected]

1300 East 2nd Street (Suite 103), Defiance, Ohio 43512