Want to vote?
Need to vote?
Have Questions about voting?
We have the answers...
On this page you will find answers to nearly every question you may have about exercising your right to vote. Just about the only thing you won't find: which candidates or issues the MCDP supports or opposes. You can find that information on the MCDP Campaign HQ page.
The free Mahoning County Votes app puts the power of democracy in the palm of your hand...
To feel the power, download the fee app by scanning the convenient QR code or clicking on the buttons to visit Google Play or the APP Store.
Once you've downloaded and installed Mahoning County Votes you will be able to:
Check your registration status
Register to Vote
Request absentee ballots
View important registration and election dates
Determine and obtain Google Map-driven directions to your polling location
Download sample ballots
Receive notifications and news from the BOE
View real-time election results
So feel the power. Make your voice heard. Download the Vote Mahoning County App Today!
Register to Vote
Not registered? We can fix that.
Need to update your registration information?
Not sure if you’re registered?
Need to know if someone else is registered?
Questions about voter registration?
Visit VoteOhio.gov for more information about registering and voting.
Where Do I Vote?
Want to study the ballot in your
precinct before you vote?
Want to change the world from your kitchen table or living room?
Then vote by mail.
You can cast your ballot early in person at the BOE office, 345 Oakhill Ave. in Youngstown.
Voting Links & Resources
In the military? We honor your service and thank you for protecting our democracy. Here's everything you need to know about exercising your right to vote.
Are you or a family member a U.S. citizen currently living overseas?
Voter ID Requirements
It’s the law: you need current ID to vote. Every voter, upon appearing at the polling place to vote on Election Day, is required to announce his or her full name and current address and to provide proof of their identity.
Accepted forms of ID include:
A current and valid photo identification card issued by the state of Ohio or the United States government, or
A 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 another type of government document, other than a voter registration acknowledgment notification mailed by the board of elections, that shows the voter's name and address.
Voters who do not provide one of these documents at the precinct will still be able to vote using a provisional ballot. Learn more about provisional ballots here.