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Nov. 2 northwest Ohio general election guide: See the issues and candidates on your ballot

Toledo mayoral and city council races highlight contests in Lucas County. This year's general election is Nov. 2.

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Published: 2:04 PM EDT October 7, 2021
Updated: 6:16 AM EDT November 2, 2021

The Nov. 2 general election is here, and WTOL 11 has compiled a list of all issues and contested races in northwest Ohio. Lucas and Wood county races are listed first, then counties are listed alphabetically.

You can find Ohio's boards of election here and Michigan's here. To view a sample of the ballot you will see on Election Day, look for the “sample ballot" or listings by county feature.

Early voting in Ohio is usually at your local board of elections. Use this map to find your county’s early voting site. 

Ohio early voting calendar

  • Oct. 5-8: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Oct. 12-15: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
  • Oct. 18-22: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
  • Oct. 25-29: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Oct. 30: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Oct. 31: 1 p.m-5 p.m.
  • Nov. 1: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Absentee voting

In Ohio, absentee voting by mail begins Oct. 5 and ballots must be postmarked by Nov. 1. They must be returned by mail and received by Nov. 12, or dropped off at your county board of elections by Nov. 2. To apply for an absentee ballot, contact your local board of elections office.

In-person voting

Ohio polls are open on Election Day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Click here to find your polling location.

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