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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

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, 2016














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, 2016





















Election Day Eve: What You Need to Know
It’s hard to believe the 2016 General Election is just one day away! Follow our guide below to make sure you are ready to cast your ballot. Continue Reading 
November 7, 2016












The Ultimate Voter Guide: November 8, 2016 Election
Everything you need to know about voting in the 2016 Presidential Election.  Continue Reading 
Published October 20, 2016









Last Chance Voter Registration Events on October 11
The voter registration deadline is Tuesday, October 11.You must be registered to vote in any election. The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections will be out in the community registering voters throughoutthe day.   Continue Reading 
Published October 10, 2016











Be First to Vote in Cuyahoga County!
Would you like to be the first person in Cuyahoga County to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election? Let us know why you should be first, and you may be selected for this honor.  Continue Reading 
Published October 4, 2016























October 11: Voter Registration Deadline
The voter registration deadline is one week away!  Continue Reading 
Published October 4, 2016















Celebrating National Voter Registration Day with a Drive-Thru
Registering to vote has never been easier! Introducing our Registration Drive-Thru events, coming to a neighborhood near you on Tuesday, September 27 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.!  Continue Reading 
Published September 22, 2016










How to Vote in College
Whether you’re just starting college or haven’t voted while in college, there are a few things to know as you get ready for the presidential election.  Continue Reading 
Published September 14, 2016












On This Day in History
On this day in history, August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified to guarantee all American women the right to vote.  Continue Reading 
Published August 18, 2016













YPCLE: The Millennial Caucus
This past weekend, the Board of Elections was invited to participate at YPCLE: The Millennial Caucus, a nonpartisan, nonpolitical event that brought our city’s civic leaders and young professionals together to discuss actionable ways to address our community’s most pressing issues.  Continue Reading 
Published May 19, 2016









Coming soon: e-poll books
Hundreds of voters and poll workers came down to the Board of Elections on Tuesday to catch a first glimpse of electronic (e-) poll books. What's all the excitement about you ask? Paper poll books are becoming a thing of the past.  Continue Reading
Published May 13, 2016

















The Truth about Provisional Ballots
We’ve all heard of them and the stigma that goes along with them, but what does it really mean to fill out a provisional ballot? The truth is, we take extra special measures to ensure all eligible provisional ballots are counted. Continue Reading
Published April 7, 2016









Happy Election Day! See What Happens Behind the Scenes (Video)
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections staff has every last detail down to a T to ensure each election goes off without a hitch! Check out this fun video to see what it takes to complete an election after the polls close. Continue Reading
Published March 15, 2016




Words of Wisdom on Election Day
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Published March 15, 2016

















Join the Party! Vote in the Primary
How do you feel about yesterday’s Super Tuesday election results? With so much at stake in our country this year, it is more important than ever to exercise your civic duty and right to vote. Continue Reading
Published March 2, 2016













The Ultimate Voter Guide: March 15 Primary Election
Everything you need to know about voting in the Primary Election in Cuyahoga County. Continue Reading
Published February 26, 2016










Top Ten Reasons to Vote by Mail
The March 15 Primary Election will be here before you know it. Here are our top ten reasons to vote early by mail. Continue Reading
Published February 24, 2016













Tu Decides Dos: A Great Success!
This weekend the Board of Elections partnered with West Park Elim Church to host Tu Decides Dos (You Decide Two). We had a great time getting to know some of the voters in this community while answering their questions about the election process and registering them to vote in the upcoming elections. Continue Reading
Published February 16, 2016



















Help Wanted: Special Poll Workers Needed for Election Day
The last time I voted at my polling location I was greeted with a huge smile and a friendly face as my poll worker exclaimed, “I remember you from last year!” We love that so many workers return year after year. Perhaps by now, you too, may have come to recognize some of the people staffing your polling location, but what about those who help with the “behind-the-scenes” duties? Continue Reading
Published February 11, 2016





Are you ready for the March Primary Election?
With such a diverse pool of candidates you may not know who you’ll be voting for come March 15! One thing is for certain; you don’t want to risk the chance of not being heard because you forgot to register or missed a deadline. Follow our checklist to make sure you are ready for the election! Continue Reading
Published February 2, 2016