Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day. Polls in Ohio are open from 6:30am to 7:30pm. To find your polling location in Putnam County, visit the Putnam County Board of Elections website. Be an informed voter and view a sample ballot before you head off to vote (hint: there are many pages, scroll through and look for your precinct in the lower left corner of the page).
Will I need an ID to vote?
Yes. Ohio law requires that every voter, upon appearing at his/her polling place to vote on Election Day, to announce his or her full name and current address and provide proof of the voter’s identity.
The forms of identification that may be used by a voter who appears at a polling place to vote on an Election Day include:
· A current and valid photo identification card issued by the State of Ohio or the United States government; or
· A military identification (“military ID”); or
· An original or copy of a current utility bill; or
· An original or copy of a current bank statement; or
· An original or copy of a current government check; or
· An original or copy of a current paycheck; or
· An original or copy of a current other government document, other than a voter registration acknowledgement notification mailed by the board of elections, that shows the voter’s name and current address. (From the Putnam County Board of Elections website).