UC Votes Resources

4 Steps to Becoming Ballot-Ready:

Nonpartisan Voter Guides:

Sample Ballots: 

  • VOTE411.org has served tens of millions of voters. By entering one’s home address on VOTE411.org, voters can see ballot questions they will be voting on.
  • Hamilton County Board of Elections posts candidates lists and issues lists for elections about a month prior to the election.  
  • Hamilton County, Ohio residents can also view their sample ballots via the Hamilton County Board of Elections

Nonpartisan Voter Education Webinars:

  • Redistricting and Gerrymandering: Learn about what you can do to advocate for fair electoral maps in Ohio. 
  • Making Your Voting Plan: Learn about how to make your voting plan for this coming election. Will you vote early before Election Day? Will you vote via absentee ballot? Or do you plan on voting in-person on Election Day? 
  • How to Become a Poll Worker: Learn about becoming a poll worker. 
  • Voting in a Primary Election: Learn about how to vote in the upcoming spring primary elections in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. 
  • Voting Absentee: Learn more about how to vote by mail or how to vote early in-person during the upcoming spring primary elections in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. 
  • What's On the Ballot?: Learn about what is on your ballot during the spring Primary Election in Ohio on May 3, and to find your sample ballot. 


Know Your Rights: 

  • Check out our Lines and Voting resource to learn about what to do if you experience issues while voting. 


  • Review our "Election Self-Care Tips" sheet to learn about ways to care for yourself while you maintain your political involvement.  

Now that you're thoroughly prepared, head to the polls and make your voice heard! Polls in Ohio are open from 6:30AM-7:30PM on Election Day.

Contact Your Representatives: 

Peacefully Protest:

  • It is very important to understand how to safely protest/ participate in a demonstration. Use our "How to Safely Protest" guide to learn more.