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Early In-Person Absentee Voter Law

As of January 27, 2006, per H.B. 234, Ohio voters are no longer required to state a reason in order to vote absentee. However, voters applying for an absentee ballot must provide either their Ohio Driver’s License number or the last 4 digits of their social security number in order to receive a ballot.

Absentee voter requests must be mailed or dropped off in person as Ohio law does not permit the faxing or emailing of ballot requests by domestic voters. The ballot drop box outside of the board of elections will be available 24 hours a day. Absentee ballot requests must be received by the Tuesday before Election Day by close of business. To request a ballot, voters may download the Application for an Absentee Ballot to fill out.

mail to
Fairfield County Board of Elections
951 Liberty Drive
Lancaster, Ohio 43130