Primary Election 2020
March 17, 2020
Per Orders by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Governor, and the Ohio Secretary of State,
in-person voting on March 17, 2020 was POSTPONED!
New Date is April 28, 2020
There will be NO regular in person voting.
As directed by the Ohio Legislature via House Bill 197, we are accepting Applications for Absentee Ballots BY MAIL for Primary Election 2020.
Application Deadline is NOON on April 25, 2020
All ballots MUST be POSTMARKED by April 27, 2020
Applications are available online at www.WayneCountyOH.gov and can be mailed to:
Wayne County Board of Elections
200 Vanover Street
Wooster, OH 44691
We have set up a pickup station for Absentee Ballot Applications in our lobby at 200 Vanover Street (upstairs).
If you have already cast a ballot – either in person or by mail – your vote will be counted without any further action needed!
We are asking that the public refrain from coming to our offices as much as possible given the current health restrictions as set forth by the Ohio Department of Health. However, we are open if personal assistance is necessary.
Our office will be happy to assist you by telephone at 330-287-5480 OR via email at [email protected].
ALL registration and candidate filing deadlines for the Primary Election will stand!
--this document has a complete listing of candidates and issues
The following Candidate(s) have OFFICIALLY WITHDRAWN from the ballot in the State of Ohio: Cory Booker - Democrat
Others who may have suspended their campaigns did not meet the February 7, 2020 deadline for withdrawal in Ohio and will remain on the ballot.
So what happens to votes cast for candidates who have suspended their campaigns but remain on the Ohio ballot?
All votes for candidates appearing on the Ohio Ballot and did not withdraw in Ohio prior to the deadline will be counted. Delegates will be assigned/reassigned according to the rules of the Political Party prior to or at their National Convention when the Party Nominee is selected.
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