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1. What are the voter registration qualifications?
You are qualified to vote if:
  • You must be a United States Citizen;
  • At least 18 years old on or before the day of the General Election. If you will be 18 on or before the day of the General Election, you may vote in the Primary Election for candidates only, but not on the issues;
  • A resident of Ohio for at least 30 days before the election;
  • You must register to vote at least 30 days before the election.

2. Where can I register?
You may register to vote:

  • Online at 
  • At the Montgomery County Board of Elections or the Secretary of State's office.
  • At any Branch Registration Agency.
  • At any public high school or vocational school.
  • At any office of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
  • At any office of designated agencies which provide public assistance or disability programs.
  • At any public libraries.
  • At the County Treasurers' offices.
  • By mail.

3. What identification do I need to register to vote?
None. You do not need to show any proof to register to vote. You sign an oath attesting to the accuracy of all information given.

4. Can I use a nickname when I register to vote?
No. You should use your legal name just as you would for any legal document.

5. How do I update my registration if I moved or changed my name?

Change My Address Online

6. Can I register to vote if I am homeless?
Yes. You will be registered in the precinct where you have mail delivered. You may register with your address as the place you intend to return.