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Ohio 2017 Statewide Ballot

Statewide and Local Sample Ballots In 2017

Sample ballots are specific to a given election district. They contain partisan and nonpartisan offices that may appear on a particular election's ballot. The Sample Ballot provides the order the contests and candidates will appear on the ballot. Most towns have only one sample ballot. However, there may be some municipalities with multiple ballots based on specific local races for an elected position.

Although sample ballots, in most states, are sent to voters in the mail, we would advise you contact your local election office for details on when you should expect to receive one in the mail.

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  • Statewide Ballot Questions
    November,8,2016
    Topic
    Ballot Title/Ballot Summary
    None

    There will be zero statewide ballot measures

    No statewide ballot measures planned for Ohio's November election. Ohio ballot initiative groups vying for a spot on the Novmeber ballot said they plan to wait until next year or later to put their proposals before voters.

    RESULTVOTES PCT.
    Yes
    No
    Ohio Current Partisan Composition
    State Representatives(99)
    (33)(66)
    State Senators(33)
    (9)(24)
    US Representatives(16)
    (4)(12)
    US Senators(2)
    (1)(1)
    State Executives
    Governor
    Lt. Governor
    Att. General
    Sec. Of State
    Offices Up For Elections
    Executive Branch
    President Of The United States -
    Legislative Branch
    State House - All 99 seats in the chamber are up for election in 2016.
    State Senate - A total of 16 seats out of the chamber's 33 seats are up for election in 2016
    US House - Voters will elect 16 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 16 congressional districts.
    US Senate - Voters in Ohio will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 8, 2016.
    Judicial Branch
    State Judges - Thirty seats on Ohio's state-level courts are on the general election ballot on November 8, 2016
    Local Judges - ifty-seven Ohio counties are holding nonpartisan general elections for 114 courts of common pleas seats on November 8, 2016
    Candidates
    Ohio Laws for voting for a write in candidate
    Can I write-in a Presidential Candidate? Yes
    Should The Candidate File Paperwork in advance? Yes

    Ohio is one of the 34 states that require a write-in presidential candidate to file some paperwork in advance of an election. A write-in candidate for president in Ohio must file a declaration of intent with the secretary of state no later than 72 days before the general election

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    When's The Next Election?

    UPCOMING DATES
    May 2, 2017
    Ohio : Primary/Special Election Day. Polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    November 7, 2017
    Ohio : General Election Day. Polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    November 6, 2018
    Ohio : General election Day