Voter registration deadline for Nov. 8 primary nears

Voter registration deadline for Nov. 8 primary nears

The deadline to register to vote in November’s election is Oct. 11.


Tuesday, Oct. 11 is the deadline to register for the Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The office will be closed for the Columbus Day Holiday on Monday, Oct. 10.

Voters may visit or to register online, check their voter registration, change their address, locate their polling place, view sample ballots, and find absentee voter information.

You can also register in person at one of the following locations by the registration deadline:

—Wayne County Board of Elections office, 200 Vanover St. (2nd floor), Wooster;

Office hours are: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

NOTE: The office will be OPEN Tuesday, Oct. 11 until 9 p.m., the last day for registration.

—The Ohio Secretary of State’s Office, BMV or Deputy Registrars;

—Office of designated agencies, including: The Department of Job and Family Services; The Department of Health (including WIC); The Department of Mental Health; The Department of Developmental Disabilities; Any state-assisted college or university that provides assistance to disabled students; County treasurer’s office; Any public library; Any public high school or vocational school.

Qualifications to register for this election:

—Must be a citizen of the United States;

—Must be 18 years of age on or before the Nov. 8 General Election;

—Must be a resident of Ohio 30 days prior to the day of the election;

—You are not incarcerated for a felony conviction;

—You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court;

—You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violations of election laws.

In person absentee (early) voting will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 12,. Visit to view a calendar with in person absentee voting hours.

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