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The Putnam County Board of Elections will hold its monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:30 PM; however, when there is an election in Putnam County, the monthly meeting will instead be held on Election Day.  The meetings are held in the conference room of the Board of Elections office, which is located in the Glandorf Complex at 575 Ottawa-Glandorf Rd., Ottawa, OH  45875.


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:

575 Ottawa-Glandorf Road
Suite 2
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

You can drop off your absentee ballot applications and voter ballots in the drop off out front of the Board of Elections.

August 2, 2022 Primary Election

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots
46 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots

Contact us:

Director Karen Warnecke; Deputy Director Rebecca Hermiller; Board Members: Kurt Sahloff โ€“ Chairman, Carla Tooman, Tony Schroeder, Kathleen Miller
575 Ottawa-Glandorf Road Suite 2, Ottawa, Ohio 45875; Phone: 419-538-6850; Fax: 419-538-6993; Email: [email protected] Open 8:30 A.M. โ€“ 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday โ€“ Closed Holidays