2022 Primary Election
The 2022 Primary will take place on Tuesday 3 May, 2022. Polls will be open 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Go to Vote411.org for candidate information Check out our Debate Watching 101 guide and other resources below to assure that you have the information you need to make an educated decision. An informed electorate is essential to Making Democracy Work.
State-wide offices, local races and local issues will appear on the 3 May 2022 ballot. The offices of Ohio House, Ohio Senate and State Central Committee will not appear on the primary election ballot. Voter district information for these offices will be announced at a later date.
ONLINE REGISTRATION: Register/update registration at VoteOhio.gov. The last day to register is 4 April 2022. You will need: Ohio driver’s license or Ohio identification card, date of birth, address, last four digits of SSN. (Signature on ID is used for voter match.) OR Print the registration form, fill out and mail to the appropriate county board of elections. You may also find registrations forms at the public library, BMV registrars, and numerous other designated agencies.
CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION AND PRECINCT LOCATION at VoteOhio.gov to make sure you are registered or call the League at 937-228-4041.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT: Once you have verified your registration, the Ohio League of Women Voters and other voting rights groups suggest you request an absentee ballot immediately. Print an absentee ballot request at VoteOhio.Gov, or follow the instructions to prepare a written request. Follow the directions carefully. In Block 7 the date of the election is 3 May 2022, and it is a Primary Election. Remember to sign and date and mail it to your BOE. Include a telephone number or email address in case there is a question about your application.
Click below to view the video showing how to complete an absentee ballot.
Greene County Board of Elections 551 Ledbetter Rd Xenia OH 45385-2600 (937) 562-6170 Montgomery County Board of Elections 451 W. 3rd St., Dayton, OH 45422 (937) 225-5656
You may monitor your request at VoteOhio.Gov by scrolling down to My Election and clicking on Track My Ballot. Double click on your county and fill in your name. by scrolling down to My Election and clicking on Track My Ballot. Double click on your county and fill in your name.
Absentee ballot applications must be received by the Board of Elections by noon on 30 April if by mail, or by 2 p.m. the day before the election if in person. (NOTE: this does not allow sufficient time for the post office to deliver your ballot.) Absentee ballots returned by US Mail must be postmarked no later than 2 May 2022 and received by 13 May to be counted. Absentee ballots returned by other means must be received by the BOE by the close of polls on 3 May. Your ballot should include an insert that tells how much postage is required to return.
MILITARY AND OVERSEAS ABSENTEE VOTING begins 18 March 2022, and ABSENTEE/EARLY VOTING begins 5 April 2022. Expect to receive your absentee ballot after 5 April 2022. NOTE: If you request an absentee ballot and show up at the polls or the BOE on election day, you will be required to complete a provisional ballot.
Early voting for the 3 May 2022 Primary Election will take place at your county’s BOE 5 April 2022 through 2 May 2022.
- 5-8 April 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- 11-15 April 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- 18-22 April 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- 25-29 April 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
- 30 April 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Saturday)
- 1 May 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Sunday)
- 2 May 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Monday)
- 3 May PRIMARY ELECTION – Polls Open 6:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Vote by Mail Application: Do’s and Don’ts
Elections and Voting in Ohio: VoteOhio.gov
ACLU fact sheet: Voting with a criminal conviction
Judicial Votes Count: Statewide resource on judicial elections.
Election Protection website; also Voter Hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE
County Boards of Elections
Montgomery County Board of Elections:
451 W. 3rd St. , Dayton; (937) 225-5656
The Ballot Dropbox for Montgomery County Board of Elections is by the loading dock off Vista View, behind the Montgomery County building, between 2nd and 3rd Streets. See image to the right.
Greene County Board of Elections:
551 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia; (937) 562-6170
Also check out our main Voter Information page for more details on the voting process: registering, requesting an absentee ballot, changing your address, being prepared with accepted ID, etc.