Voters Guide 2017 primary

2 May Primary Election

What is on the Ballot?

Voters in Huber Heights will select candidates for mayor and an at-large seat on the City Council in a non-partisan primary. Other City Council seats will be on the November ballot but did not have enough candidates for a primary contest.

Numerous cities, townships, and school districts will have local issues on the May ballot. The Primary Voters Guide has a complete list of ballot issues for Montgomery and Greene Counties, as well as information on candidates for the Huber Heights contests.

Early Voting

You can vote in-person starting 4 April at the Board of Elections office in your county. The hours for early voting are:

4-21 April8 am-5 pm on each weekday
28 April 8 am-7 pm
29 April8am-Noon
30April1-5 pm
1 May8am-2pm

Election Day

Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Election Day, 2 May. Voters choosing to head to the polls on Election Day need to remember to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct. Voters can check their polling place and precinct and get other important voting information by visiting MyOhioVote.com or the county Board of Elections websites shown below.

Absentee Ballot Applications

To receive an absentee ballot, you must submit an application to your county Board of Elections. You can download an application form by clicking on the Board of Elections links shown below and following the links for Absentee Voting. You can also call the Board of Elections to request that an application be mailed to you. Your application must be received by the Board of Elections by noon on Saturday, April 29 for you to receive an absentee ballot. Completed absentee ballots must be postmarked by Monday, May 1, or hand-delivered to the Board of Elections by 7:30 p.m. on the day of the election.

County Boards of Elections

Montgomery County Board of Elections:
451 W. 3rd St. , Dayton; (937) 225-5656

Greene County Board of Elections:
551 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia; (937) 562-6170

Are you still on the registered voter rolls?

Over 32,000 voters in Montgomery and Greene Counties were purged from the voter rolls last year, a process allowed by the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to clear the databases of inactive voters. If you have not voted recently, please check your name at the Ohio Unity Coalition website to see if you are still registered. If you are not, you will need to re-register by 11 October in order to vote in November.

You can also view the entire list of voters purged in your county: Greene or Montgomery (the files are rather large).


Voting Resources

Voting 123: Voter ID requirements

Voting 123 for College Students

Fact sheet: Voting with a criminal conviction

Judicial Votes Count (statewide resource for judicial elections)

Judicial Votes Count website information card

LWV Ohio Voter Center (will be updated as Election Day approaches)

Election Protection website; also Voter Hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE


Also check out our Voter FAQ page for more details on the voting process: registering, requesting an absentee ballot, changing your address, being prepared with accepted ID, etc.