Primary Election 2020 Official Results


December 3, 2019 / By Wayne County Board of Elections

General Election

November 3, 2020


Applications for Absentee Ballot

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has sent an Application for Absentee Ballot to every registered voter in Ohio.  Many Political Parties and Special Interest Groups are also sending applications to specific groups of voters. 

If you wish to receive an absentee ballot in the mail, it is only necessary to complete ONE Application for Absentee Ballot. 

PLEASE do not send multiple applications into our office. 

If you wish to vote in person (either early on on Election Day), please DO NOT send in an application. 

Ballots will begin to be mailed on October 6.


IMPORTANT DATES for General Election 2020

  • October 5, 2020 - Registration Deadline  (Office OPEN until 9 p.m.)                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • October 6, 2020 - Absentee Voting (by mail & in person) begins

  • You can mail completed application to our office                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Drop in our outdoor drop box      
  • Drop in our upstairs lobby at our "no contact" application station
    • DEADLINE for Absentee Application is NOON, October 31, 2020

    • However, we suggest that you submit them as soon as possible to ensure that you receive your ballot in a timely manner and are able complete and return your ballot. 

    CLICK HERE for In Person Absentee (Early Voting) Calender

Our Address is:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Wayne County Board of Elections

200 Vanover Street

Wooster, OH 44691

Our 24-hour drop box has a new look!           


**Election Notice for use with Federal Write In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) - 46 Day Notice** 


Polling Location Changes

The following location changes will be in effect for the November 3, 2020 General Election:


            Precincts               Former Location              New Location
Wooster City 1-B Red Cross Building

Wooster Community Center

241 S. Bever St.


Wooster City 2-D & 3-D College Hills Retirement Centerr

Connection Church

1633 Portage Road


Wooster City 4-B & 4-C West View Healthy Living

Church of the Nazarene

3100 Oak Hill Road


Rittman 2 Autumnwood Nursing Center

Rittman Rec Center

200 Saurer St.


Green Twp. 2 & 3 Smithville United Methodist Church

Smithville Brethren Church

193 E. Main Street


NOTE:  All affected voters were sent a notice via U.S. Mail on/about September 10, 2020 of these changes.


Attention Voters for Franklin Twp. 2 and Wooster Twp. 1

  The entrance to the polling location for Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC Campus has been temporarily moved to the Shisler Center entrance.  Please follow signs at the polling location on Election Day! 

Thank you!

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The Ohio Association of Election Officials (OAEO) produced this video to help provide the public with an inside glimpse into the planning of each election. Each county board of elections follows these processes to ensure that a successful election is administered. The Wayne County Board of Elections is a member of the OAEO.