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Board of Elections

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.

Board Meetings

The next board meeting will take place Tuesday, September 11, at 4:30PM

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

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the November 6, 2018 General Election

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the August 7, 2018 Special Election

45 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the August 7, 2018 Special Election

News & Dates to Remember

Wednesday, August 8, 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 General Election - November 6, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018
UOCAVA Absentee ballots for 2018 General Election must be mailed today.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Deadline for voter registration and updates for November 6, 2018 General Election - Board Office open 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Early Voting begins at the Board of Elections Office Early Voting Hours

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Election Day - Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm