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Portage County Board of Elections


Faith Lyon, Director
 Bradley L. Cromes, Deputy Director
 What are the qualifications to register to vote in Ohio?
  • You are a citizen of the United States;
  • You will be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the next general election;
  • You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 consecutive days immediately before the election in which you want to vote;
  • You are not incarcerated (in prison or jail) for a felony conviction under the laws of this state, another state or the United States;
  • You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court; and
  • You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violating the election laws.