Voter Resources

Find resources to help you navigate election processes, including updating your voter registration, absentee ballots and more.

League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus

Check your voter registration, look up polling places and find information on candidates and issues based on your address. 

Sample Ballots

If you are registered to vote in Franklin County, you may view voting information specific to you via a simple login. Information includes sample ballots, your representatives and election history.

State of Ohio Voter Information

Get details about what offices voters will consider, information about voter eligibility, registration, election day procedures, including what forms of ID voters need to bring to the polls, and rules for absentee and provisional voting.

Franklin County Campaign Finance Reports

Review the contributions to and expenditures by candidates for local office and the county’s political parties, as well as money raised and spent related to local issues on the ballot.

Ohio Campaign Finance Searchable Database

Find information about contributions to and expenditures by candidates for statewide and General Assembly offices, and money collected and spent by state political parties, political action committees and legislative campaign committees.

Federal Elections Commission Searchable Database

Find information about contributions to and expenditures by candidates for federal offices (President, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House of Rep.), and money spent by national political parties, congressional campaign committees and other entities that attempt to influence the outcome of federal elections.

List of Candidates

From the Franklin County Board of Elections: includes website links and contact information for certified candidates for National, District and Countywide offices.

Ohio Elections Commission

Review Advisory Opinions issued by the commission related to campaign fairness and finance issues. Learn how to file official complaints against candidates, political parties and others participating in the political process.

Columbus Bar Association

View judicial candidate information and performance polls from the CBA.

Franklin County Board of Elections

Mail voter registration, absentee applications and absentee ballots to:
Franklin County Board of Elections
PO Box 18211
Columbus, OH 43218-2111

Franklin County Drop-Off

Absentee applications and ballots can be dropped off during open hours or in the 24/7 drop box at:

1700 Morse Road
Columbus, OH 43229

County Boards of Elections

To find the correct mailing addresses for the Board of Election office for each of Ohio’s 88 counties, visit the Board of Elections Directory.

 Candidate and Issue Campaigns: Review Distribution Policy for political materials at Columbus Metropolitan Library locations.