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Visit our blog for more information on upcoming elections and to learn about what we're up to at the Board of Elections. Our blog is a great way to better understand the election process and learn about the opportunities and resources available to you as a voter in Cuyahoga County.

Recent Posts

Upcoming: September 12, 2017 Primary Election
Voters in six cities will go to the polls for the September 12th Primary Election. Make sure you are election ready! Continue Reading 
July 18, 2017













Now Hiring: Training Assistants
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is seeking five to ten training assistants to prepare for upcoming elections. These are temporary positions. To be considered or to learn more, please call 216-443-6600. Continue Reading 
July 14, 2017









Save the Date! National Voter Registration Day is September 26th
Since 2012, our country has recognized the fourth Tuesday of September as National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). Save the date this year for September 28th, and learn how you can get involved in this nationwide movement! Continue Reading
July 12, 2017











Upcoming Campaign Finance Workshops for Candidates and Treasurers
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is offering candidates, campaign treasurers and others who are interested in the election process an opportunity to learn about campaign finance during a series of free workshops. Continue Reading 
July 6, 2017








Bright future for e-poll books after successful launch
The e-poll books were the star of the show during the May Primary Election. We are happy to report the transition from paper poll books to e-poll books was seamless.  Continue Reading 
June 29, 2017
















Now Hiring Election Officials for Upcoming Elections
Did you know that we hire about 6,000 people to help us conduct general elections? Six thousand! Learn more about how you can serve your community as a poll worker.  Continue Reading 
June 28, 2017









Voting Just Became Easier with E-Poll Books
Beginning with the May 2 election, voters will now be checked into their polling location with e-poll books. While this will not change how voters cast their vote (paper ballots will still be used), e-poll books will speed up the check in process and provide other great benefits to both voters and election officials. Continue Reading 
April 24, 2017























Early Voting Schedule for May 2 Election
The May 2 election is just under one month away, but you don't have to wait until Election Day to cast your vote. Continue Reading 
April 5, 2017











Today: Voter Registration Deadline
Today is the last day you can register to vote for the May 2 Primary Election. Continue Reading 
April 3, 2017












Local libraries to host e-poll book demonstrations
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections has partnered with Cuyahoga County Public Libraries and other local libraries to give voters a sneak peek at e-poll books before their debut during the May 2 Primary Election. Continue Reading
March 30, 2017








Upcoming: May 2, 2017 Primary Election
Does your community have an election on May 2? Make sure you are election ready! Continue Reading
March 21, 2017















Director Pat McDonald testifies in support of Senate Bill 44
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is encouraging state lawmakers to allow candidates to file campaign finance information electronically. Under current law people submitting campaign finance reports with county boards of elections must submit their records on paper. Continue Reading
March 1, 2017












New Citizens, New Voters
Every month, hundreds of immigrants are sworn in as United States citizens in the City of Cleveland.  Continue Reading 
February 17, 2017















Happy Valentine's Day!
Happy Valentine’s Day! We LOVE that Ohioans can now register to vote online. Continue Reading 
February 14, 2017















E-poll books to be used for May's Primary Election
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections voted today to purchase 1,450 electronic poll books from Tenex Software Solutions of Tampa, Florida. Continue Reading 
February 8, 2017





We're Hiring!
We're in need of an Assistant Manager in our Election Officials Department. This individual will help oversee the recruitment, training and placement of Election Day poll workers. Continue Reading 
January 31, 2017













2017 Elections Preview
We're gearing up for another busy year. Our 2017 Elections Preview covers election dates and turnout expectations based on similar elections. Continue Reading 
January 23, 2017











Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
One of the many ways Martin Luther King, Jr. brought about change in our nation was by advocating for equal voting rights for all African Americans. He believed the right to vote was sacred. Continue Reading 
January 13, 2017















Happy New Year! Online Voter Registration Now Live in Ohio
As of January 1, 2017, Ohioans can now register to vote online. Continue Reading 
January 10, 2017