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Vote by Mail (Absentee)



Please be aware that we need your ORIGINAL signature on this document.  We cannot accept digital signatures of any kind.

To Apply for an Absentee Ballot: Fill out the downloadable form and mail it to: Summit County Board of Elections 470 Grant Street Akron, Ohio 44311 If you can not download the form please write your information on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. You must include the following information:
  • Name and voting residence address
  • Your birth date
  • A form of Identification. This may include Driver's License No., last four digits of your SSN, a copy of current and valid photo identification, a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address, other than a notice of election or notice of voter registration. (Please provide one form of identification)
  • Election in which you wish to vote
  • If the election is a primary declare your party affiliation or ask for an issues only ballot
  • The mailing address where the ballot should be sent
  • A statement attesting that you are a qualified elector
  • Your original signature is required
Summit County Board of Elections
470 Grant St.
Akron, OH 44311
Telephone: (330) 643-5200
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