Check out these voter resources:
By law, college students may choose which address they use for voting, either their parents’ home or their school address.
Register before October 9 by mail or ON CAMPUS!
If your name or address has changed since you last voted, you must either complete a new registration form or update your Ohio voting address online at http://www.sos.state.oh.us/sos/elections/Voters.aspx
This requires an Ohio driver’s license number and the last four digits of your Social Security number.
Register and vote in-person absentee at the same time October 2 - 9 at the Board of Elections: 824 Broadway St. Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202.
Absentee Vote by mail starting October 2.
Request an absentee ballot by calling 513-632-7039 or go to http://www.votehamiltoncounty.org/. Ballots must be postmarked by November 5, or delivered in person to the Board of Elections by 7:30p on November 6.
Vote early in person absentee beginning October 2 at the Board of Elections (824 Broadway St. Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202).
Early voting takes place:
Vote in-person on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 6:30a - 7:30p at your assigned polling place.
A Provisional Ballot is used if your eligibility is in question and you would otherwise not be permitted to vote. The ballot is cast "provisionally" until election officials can verify your eligibility to vote in the particular precinct where you vote at that election. A provisional ballot may be used if you recently changed your address or name and did not update your voter registration.
For more information:
Serve, Learn and EARN!
UC Poll Cats gives students who are at least 17 years old the opportunity to work for the Board of Elections on Election Day, Tuesday November 6, 2012. The average age of a poll worker is 72, voting equipment and election laws are becoming much more complex, polling place hours are long and working at the polls requires moving and setting up voting machines. As a result, from time to time there is a need to fill vacancies when Poll Workers retire and the BOE seeks to recruit 18 to 31 year olds to assist voters with electronic voting equipment and new voting procedures.
In addition to compensation of $161.50, the poll work enables students to acquire a real life-hands on civics lesson in the voting process, provides a meaningful community service experience, and an entry point for students to become engaged in the electoral process. Students will be paid for:
In appropriate classes UC instructors may also agree by signing the student’s application form to award credit for a course assignment in conjunction with the poll work.
All poll workers must:
To increase your chance of being selected, apply well before the October 1 deadline. Bookmark this website and the download the FAQ sheet for reference.
For additional information contact either:
Howard Tolley, Jr.
University of Cincinnati
Joe Mallory, Elections Administrator
Hamilton County Board of Elections
824 Broadway, 2nd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202