Must you be registered to vote in Henry County?
In order to vote in an election in Henry County, you must meet the following qualification requirements:
     º You must be a United States Citizen
     º You must be 18 years old on or before the day of the General Election; You must be a resident of Henry County for at least 30 days
     º You must register to vote at least 30 days before an election to vote in that election

How do I register to vote?
Complete this Voter Registration Status Form and mail it to the Board of Elections or call the Henry County Board of Elections at (419) 592-7956 and ask that a Voter Registration Status Form be mailed to your. Complete it and mail it back.

You may also register to vote at one of the following locations:
        Any Public Library
        Any Public High School or Vocational School
        Any Office of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles
        Office of the Henry County Board of Elections
        Office of the Henry County Treasurer
        Job and Family Services
        Online Voter Registration

What if I have changed my address or name?
If you are already registered to vote in Henry County and have changed your address or changed your name, you must update your voter registration. You do this by submitting a new Voter Registration Status Form to the Board of the Elections. You may also update your voter registration at any of the locations listed above.

What address may I list as my residence?
Ohio law establishes your residence as the place to which, whenever you are absent, you have the intent to return. A post office box or a business address is not an acceptable address for your residence.

Can a college student vote from their school address?
Yes, if the student establishes that place as their residence and registers to vote. Otherwise, the student must vote in their home county where they are registered to vote.

Do I delcare my political party affiliation when I register to vote?
No. Under Ohio law, a person's political party affiliation is deteremined by the paty ballot they choose to vote in a partisan Primary Election.

Where do I vote?
You will receive a postcard assigning you to the polling location designated to serve the precinct in which you reside. If you are in doubt as to the location of this polling place, call the Henry County Board of Elections at (419) 592-7956. Polling locations are open from 6:30 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. on Election Day.

How do I vote?
Henry County uses a Touch Screen voting system. If you have not used this type of system before, an election official at your precinct will help you when you go to vote.

How do I establish which polictical party's ballot I am entitled to vote?
If you are a new voter, you may vote the primary ballot of any political party. If you have voted the primary ballot of a polictical party in previous two (2) primaries and want to vote the ballot of a different party in the up coming primary, you may change parties at any Primary Election only.

May I vote on ballot issues in a primary without declaring my politics?
Yes. You may vote on questions and issues apparing on the ballot without voting for candidates of a polictical party by asking for an issues only ballot when you go to your polling place to vote.