Who Can Vote Absentee?
- Any qualified elector may vote by absentee ballot. You no longer have to state a reason to receive an absentee ballot.
How Do I Apply For An Absentee Ballot?
- Come to the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections and request an absentee ballot or click on one of the application forms below that is right for you and mail it to:
Tuscarawas County Board of Elections
P.O. Box 69
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
Can I Vote In The Office? When?
EARLY VOTING HOURS
November 3, 2020 General Election
- October 6-9: 8 am to 5 pm
- October 12-16: 8 am to 5 pm
- October 19-23: 8 am to 6 pm
- October 24: 8 am to 4 pm
- October 25: 1 pm to 5 pm
- October 26-30: 8 am to 7 pm
- October 31: 8 am to 4 pm
- November 1: 1 pm to 5 pm
- November 2: 8 am to 2 pm
Questions – Call the office at 330-343-8819
- Application for Absent Voter’s Ballot (Form 11-A)
- Application by Voter who requires assistance or is hospitalized due to accident or medical emergency (Form 11-B)
- Application by Relative for Uniformed Services Absentee Voter Ballot (Form 11-E)
- Application for Absent Voter’s Ballot by Voter Requiring Assistance (Form 11-F)
- Application by Voter Required to Vote Provisional Ballot Under R.C. 3503.16 to Vote Absentee (Form 11-I)
- Application for Absent Voter’s Ballot by a Voter With a Disability & Request to Use Remote Ballot Marking System (Form 11-G)
Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voter Information (UOCAVA)
- Register to vote and apply to receive an absentee ballot using the current Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) available online at www.fvap.gov.
- Helpful Sites for UOCAVA Voters
Absentee Ballot Return Information:
- An elector may return an absentee ballot (1) by mail, (2) deliver it personally to the board of elections, or (3) may have a spouse of the elector, the voter, the father, mother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, grandfather, grandmother, brother, or sister of the whole or half blood, or the son, daughter, adopting parent, adopted child, stepparent, stepchild, uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece of the elector may deliver it to the board. R.C. 3509.05(A).Envelopes containing marked absent voter’s ballots must be delivered to the board no later than the close of polls on the day of the election. However, any return envelope that is postmarked prior to the day of the election must be delivered to the board before the 11th day after the election. R.C. 3509.05(B)(1).
- Ballots that are delivered in envelopes postmarked prior to the day of the election that are received after the close of polls on election through the 10th day thereafter must be counted on the 11th day. R.C. 3509.05(B)(1).
- UOCAVA voters must submit the absentee ballot for mailing not later than 12:01 a.m. at the place where the voter completes the ballot, on the date of the election. R.C. 3511.09. Please note that the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) estimates that it may take two to five days for an elector’s voted absentee ballot to be delivered to the board of elections by mail.
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