Absentee Voting & (FWAB 100 and 45 Day Notices)

Applications for Absentee Ballots for 2017 Elections may be accepted starting on January 1, 2017.
You must request separately for each election in 2017, that you want to vote absentee.

NOTE: Automatic absentee applications will not be sent to all voters in odd numbered years.
If you have any absentee voting questions, please contact our office (740-432-2680)

Next election is: General Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

*Special Office Hours for In-Person Absentee Voting*

Weeks 1, 2, & 3, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 through Friday, October 27, 2017, Monday - Friday 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Week 4: Monday, October 30, 2017 through Sunday, November 5, 2017, Monday- Friday 8 A.M. to 7 P.M., 
                                                                                                              Saturday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M., Sunday 1 P.M. to 5 P.M.

Election Week: Monday, November 6, 2017,  8 A.M to 2 P.M. (Deadline for In-Person Absentee Voting is Monday, November 6, 2017 at 2 P.M.)  

Absentee Voting start dates for the November 7, 2017 General Election:

UOCAVA (Military and Overseas) absentee voting begins: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Non-UOCAVA absentee voting (by mail or in-person) begins: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

No one may pick up a ballot for another voter. Only the voter may receive their own ballot.
Dead-line to receive the application for an Absentee Ballot to be mailed to the voter.
Application must be received at the Board of Elections no later than 12:00 NOON Saturday, November 4, 2017.
If mailing, you should allow enough time (minimum 5-7 days) for the postal service to deliver your application to our office, and for our office to send your ballot to you. 
By law, voted Absentee Ballots that you return to us by mail must be postmarked by Monday, November 6, 2017 to be counted for the November 7, 2017  General Election). 
Your voted Absentee Ballot may be hand carried in to our office on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by 7:30 P.M.  
If you have any absentee voting questions, or need assistance, please contact our office at:

 Attn:  Military Voters and Overseas Citizens- FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT (FWAB) NOTICES BELOW


Guernsey County Board of Elections
627 Wheeling Ave. Suite 101
Cambridge, Ohio  43725
Office Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: 1-740-432-2680
                                       Fax: 1-740-432-6784
                                        Email: guernsey@sos.state.oh.us