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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?

2021 General Election In-Person Absentee Voting Days & Hours

  • Tuesday, October 5 – Friday, October 8 * 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 12 – October 15 * 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 18 Friday, October 22 * 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 25 Friday, October 29 * 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 30 * 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 31 *1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov 1 – 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Check Status of Absentee Ballot Request

Questions – Call the office at 330-343-8819

Application Forms

Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voter Information (UOCAVA)

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.

Please click the following link to read more about ABSENTEE VOTING:

Your absentee ballot must be received by the Board of Elections for your county before 7:30 PM on Election Day to be counted!