Ohio voter registration deadline Mon., Feb 4

The voter registration deadline for Ohio's Primary Election is Monday, February 4.

You must be registered 30 days prior to the election date of March 4. You can register online at the Ohio Secretary of State web site. This form must be printed and postmarked by Monday, Feb. 4.

You may also obtain a form in person, and register in person, at any of the following locations:

  • The office of the Secretary of State or any of the 88 county boards of elections.
  • The office of any deputy registrar of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
  • Offices of designated agencies that provide public assistance or disability programs.
  • Public libraries.
  • Public high schools or vocational schools.
  • County treasurers' offices.

Sample Ballot

Here are the candidates on the March 4 primary election ballot. There will be both statewide and presidential candidates.

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT OF OHIO (Name, Hometown, Party Aff.)

  1. Evelyn L. Stratton, Worthington, Republican.
  2. Maureen O'Connor, Cleveland Heights, Republican.
  3. Joseph D. Russo, Cleveland Heights, Democrat.
  4. Peter M. Sikora, Cleveland, Democrat.


Democrats (Name, Hometown)

  1. Barack Obama, Chicago.
  2. Hillary Clinton, Chappaqua, N.Y.

Republicans (Name, Hometown)

  1. Fred Thompson, McLean, Va.
  2. Mitt Romney, Belmont, Mass.
  3. Ron Paul, Lake Jackson, Texas.
  4. John McCain, Phoenix, Ariz.
  5. Mike Huckabee, North Little Rock, Ark.

*Note: Some candidates such as Edwards, Kucinich and Giuliani have withdrawn from the race, but may already be printed on some ballots.