How Do I Vote By Mail?

How do I vote by mail?

Complete, print and sign the Absentee Ballot Application form (English) and return it by mail or in person to:

Butler County Board of Elections
1802 Princeton Road, Suite 600
Hamilton, OH 45011

Click here for the Spanish language vote-by-mail application.

We will mail your ballot and identification envelope to you after early voting opens (29 days before Election Day.) We will include instructions for returning your voted ballot by mail, or use our drop box located outside the Board of Elections office. For more information about the Life of a Mailed Ballot, click here. (PDF)

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Vote by mail ballots will be mailed beginning on Tuesday, April 10th for the May 8, 2018 Primary Election.

Deadline to submit a Vote by Mail Application:
Applications must be received at the Board of Elections by Noon on the Saturday immediately preceding an election.

Deadline for the May 8, 2018 Primary Election:  Noon on Saturday, May 5, 2018

Deadline to return your Vote by Mail Ballot:
Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked by the Monday before Election Day for all elections.
Or you may return your ballot in person to the Board of Elections office by 7:30pm on Election Day.
Do not return your voted ballot to your polling place on Election Day.

Deadline for the May 8th Primary Election: Postmarked by Monday, May 7, 2018 or returned to Board of Elections office by 7:30pm on Tuesday, May 8.

Where is my Vote by Mail Ballot?
Click here to track your ballot.

Click here for information about in-person early voting.