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Board of Elections

Board Meeting (Certification and other Business of the Board)

The next board meeting will take place Tuesday, November 21, at 8:00 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Election Day

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 November 7, 2017, General Election (updates in October)

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the November 7, 2017 General Election,(post by Saturday, July 30,2017)

45 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the November 7, 2017 General Election,(updated August 29,2017 @ 4:00 p.m.)

2017 Board of Elections Tentative Meeting Schedule - changes will be posted to the web site when necessary.

News & Dates to Remember

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Filing deadline for local questions, issues and nominating petitions for candidates in non-partisan races for the General Election - November 7, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017
UOCAVA Absentee ballots for 2017 General Election must be mailed today.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 9:00 PM
Deadline for voter registration and updates for November 7, 2017 General Election

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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