How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Ohio

Ohio has semi-open primaries

Ohioans do not declare a party when registering to vote, but registration is required.

Register By

February 18 (2020)

Primary On

March 17 (2020)

Ohio Primary: Tue, March 17

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Ohio and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Note: You'll need to request a democratic ballot at the primary to vote for Bernie.

Ohio Voter Information

Get Registered

Ohio has semi-open primaries — Ohioans do not declare a party when registering to vote, but registration is required.

Ohio does not have online registration, but you can fill out a registration form to print and mail in.

Register to vote now!

You must be registered by Tue, February 18.

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

You must request a Democratic ballot if you want to vote for Bernie. If you voted Republican in the previous election, the poll worker will automatically give you a Republican ballot unless you specifically request the Democratic ballot.

Ensure your ballot is correct before entering the voting machine!

Early Voting

Vote Early in Ohio! Ohioans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 17 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Ohio begins January 1 and ends on January 1.

Vote early in-person or even by mail!

Fill out this form, then bring it to your county board of elections or mail it in.

Only 17?

You may still vote in Ohio's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Ohio you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/OhioForSanders

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