mailing a letter to the Board of Elections with the following information:
Your name and home address.
The election for which you are requesting a ballot.
Your date of birth.
One of the following:
Your driver’s license number; or
The last four digits of your social security number; or
A COPY of a different form of current photo identification (a driver’s license, state ID card, or interim ID form issued by the Ohio BMV; a US passport or passport card; or a US military ID card, Ohio National Guard ID card, or US Department of Veterans Affairs ID card). The copy of the photo ID must include images of the front and back, except for a passport which must include the passport’s identification page.
If the election is a primary, your party choice, or that you want to vote an issues-only ballot.
The mailing address to which you want your ballot sent.
You must state that you are a qualified elector.
Your signature. (May not be signed by Power of Attorney)
You may return your absentee ballot to the Board of Elections by:
mailing it to the Board of Elections for your county
hand-delivering by you or a relative to the Board of Elections office
Your absentee ballot must be received by the Board of Elections for your county before 7:30 PM on Election Day to be counted!