May 8 Primary Election: What you need to know

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

If you plan on voting in the May 8, 2018 Primary Election, here is what you need to know:

**Voter registration deadline is today, Monday, April 9, 2018. (Check your voter registration, HERE.) Voter registration forms can also be printed from or you can get one from a local library or board of elections office. If sent via U.S. mail, registration forms must be postmarked by April 9 to be considered valid.

All county boards of elections will extend business hours until 9:00 p.m. tonight to accept registration forms. Voter registrations submitted online will be accepted until 12:00 a.m. April 10.

**Absentee voting begins Tuesday, April 10, 2018, for all registered Ohio voters.   Voters have the option of casting their absentee ballot either in-person or by mail. For more on absentee voting, CLICK HERE.

**More on the May Primary, here** 

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.