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Upcoming election information







R Monday, April 3, 2023 is Ohio's deadline to REGISTER TO VOTE in the May 2023 primary/special election.


R Early in-person voting at the Portage County Board of Elections begins: Tuesday, April 4, 2023.


R Tuesday, April 25, 2023 is Ohio's deadline to REQUEST an ABSENTEE BALLOT for voting by mail or by dropping off completed ballot at Board of Elections.


CHECK HERE for Other States' registration deadlines.


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Vote Checkbox About voting in Kent or Ohio?

  • Answers to KSU students' most frequently asked questions about voting, including where to vote.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions related to voting in Ohio are available on the Secretary of State's web site.
  • To see sample ballots for the upcoming election for Portage County, Ohio go to the Portage County Board of Elections. You will need to know your precinct.
  • Learn about the candidates running, as well as local and statewide issues on the ballot in Portage County, Ohio by reading the non-partisan Voters' Guide (forthcoming) from the League of Women Voters of Kent.
  • Non-partisan information about judicial elections in Ohio can be found at the Ohio State Bar Association's Judicial Votes Count web site.
  • For non-partisan information about the candidates and local and statewide issues on the ballot in other Ohio counties and other states, go to