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Board of Elections

Board Meeting (Regular Business of the Board)

The next board meeting will take place Tuesday, April 3, at noon

Next Election

Election day is Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Defiance County Board of Elections performs all administrative functions of the election process including precinct boundary changes, contracts for voting locations, candidate and campaign finance filings, ballot preparation, vote tabulation, and certification of candidates elected to office.

Preview your Ballot for the May 8, 2018, Primary Election (update on or before April 2018)

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the May 8, 2018 Primary Election,(post by Sunday, January 28,2018)

45 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the May 8, 2018 Primary Election,(final ballot updates Saturday, March 24, 2018)

2018 Board of Elections Tentative Meeting Schedule - changes will be posted to the web site when necessary.

News & Dates to Remember

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 (90 days prior to the election) at 4:00 PM
Filing deadline for local questions, issues and nominating petitions for candidates in partisan races for the Primary Election - May 8, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018
UOCAVA Absentee ballots for 2018 Primary Election must be mailed today.

Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Deadline for voter registration and updates for May 8, 2018 Primary Election

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Early Voting begins at the Board of Elections Office Early Voting Hours

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Election Day. Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm