Online Voter Registration Begins January 1 In Ohio

Dec 21, 2016

The new year will bring online voter registration to Ohio's voters. 

Ohio's Secretary of State Jon Husted describes that new online voter registration, which launches on January 1, as convenient, secure and cost efficient. 

Husted says voters will be able to submit their information whenever they want.

The provided information can be instantly checked for eligibility with databases from the department of motor vehicles or from state identification card records.

Husted says that every election year, local board of election offices are flooded with hundreds of thousands of voter registration forms. Each board of elections must hire workers to input the information by hand which can lead to mistakes and problems for voters.