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1. Use of this form is optional. To be valid, your application must include your name, voting residence address, date of birth, and signature; the election for which the ballot is requested and, if a partisan primary election, your political party affiliation; statement you are a qualified elector in the county; and one of the following: your Ohio drivers license number, the last four digits of your social security number, or a copy of your current and valid photo identification, a military identification, or a current (within the last 12 months) utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document (other than a voter registration notification mailed by a board of elections) that shows your name and address.
2. An application by mail must be received by your county board of elections by noon on the third day before the election. The last day of in person voting is Monday, November 3 from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Applications for persons who are hospitalized or for persons whose minor child is hospitalized due to an accident or unforeseeable medical emergency will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Election Day.
3. When you receive your ballot: If you return your ballot by mail, it must be postmarked* no later than the day before Election Day and received by your county board of elections no later than 10 days after the election. If you return your ballot in person or if a near relative delivers it to the board for you, it must be delivered to your county board of elections no later than the close of polls on Election Day. If you are a voter outside of the United States on Election Day, the ballot envelope must be signed or postmarked before the close of polls and received by the board no later than 10 days after Election Day or 20 days after a presidential primary election. *Postmarked does not include a date marked by a postage evidence system such as a postage meter.
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Reminder: You are no longer required to provide a reason to receive an absentee ballot. To save valuable time, fill out an absentee request form and mail it to our office at Licking Co. Board of Elections, 20 S. Second St., Newark, OH 43055. We will mail you a ballot.


Person Voting by Absent Voter's Ballot Statement of Person Challenged as to Party Affiliation


17-Year-Old Voters: How to Vote Using an Optical Scan Ballot


Election Notice for Use with the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)


Important Information for Military and Overseas Absentee Voters!

The Federal Voting Assistance Program has important information for military and overseas voters!

Return or Send Form To:

Licking County Board of Election

20 South Second Street

Newark, OH 43055