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?
Voter Registration Status Form
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
Any Office of the Bureau of Motor
Office of the Henry County Board of
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
No. Under Ohio law, a person's political party affiliation is
deteremined by the paty ballot they choose to vote in a partisan Primary
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
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
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.