Sandusky County Board of Elections
Address: 2020 Countryside Drive Fremont, Ohio 43420
Office Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday-Friday
Democratic Coordinator / Director: Sharie Chagnon
Republican Coordinator / Deputy Director - Lisa Hartley
Ben Decker - Chairman
Ohio Political Party Websites:
2021 Republican Central Committee
2022 Democratic Central and Executive Committee
Sandusky County Officials
Bellevue City Officials
Clyde City Officials
Fremont City Officials
School Board Officials
for your specific ballot.
1. Select "Registration Information" (2nd tab at top)
2. Fill in "Last Name" & "Date of Birth" - click "Search"
3. Sample ballots are in the second paragraph
November 2022 POE Training Video Link / November 2022 POE Training Manual
November 8, 2022 Official results
August 2, 2022 Official results
May 3, 2022 Official results
Past Election Official ResultsThe following meeting dates have been scheduled by the Board of Elections:
April 14, 2023 Regular meeting
All meetings are scheduled for 8:30am unless otherwise specified and are held at the Board of Elections office, 2020 Countryside Dr. Fremont.
**** If you are unable to locate your voter registration information but think you are registered to vote and you have not moved outside of your county of prior registration you may be eligible to cast a provisional ballot during in-person absentee voting period at an appropriate early voting location or the county board of elections, or on Election Day at the correct polling place for your current address that may be counted. We encourage you to check your registration status by contacting your local county board of elections. To find your polling place, please click here or call your county board of elections.
The deadline for voter registration or to change your name or address for the May 2, 2023 Primary/Special Election is April 3rd, 2023. You can register to vote at the Sandusky County Board of Elections, 2020 Countryside Dr., Fremont, Ohio. The Board of Elections office will be open April 3rd from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. for registration deadline. Normal hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all of the following requirements:
- You are a citizen of the United States.
- You will be at least 18 years old on the day of the general election.
- You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote.
- You are not incarcerated (in jail or in prison) for a felony conviction.
- You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court.
- You have not been permanently disenfranchised for violations of elections laws.
Voter registration forms are also available at: local libraries, any public high school or vocational school, Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), or any office or designated agency which provides public assistance or disability programs. You may also register or change your registration electronically at the Online Change of Address website: www.myohiovote.com.
Absentee/In-person voting for the May 2nd Primary/Special Election will begin April 4th at the Sandusky County Board of Elections Office, 2020 Countryside Dr., Fremont Ohio. The hours are as follows:
April 4 thru April 7 (T – F) 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
April 10 thru April 14 (M – F) 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
April 17 thru April 21 (M – F) 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
April 24 (Monday) 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
April 25 (Tuesday) 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
April 26 thru April 28 (W-F) 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
April 29 (Saturday) 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
April 30 (Sunday) 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
**NO EARLY VOTING ON MONDAY MAY 1 PER HOUSE BILL 458 SIGNED INTO LAW JANUARY 6, 2023*
REGISTER TO VOTE OR UPDATE VOTER REGISTRATION
Latino Voter Mobilization Campaign - Click link for more information.
Campaign Finance / BOE-file and Learning Center:
Local Committee Public Disclosure Search Site:
46 Day Notice for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots for Primary/Special Election May 2, 2023
Precinct Election Workers
Voter Registration FAQ
Absentee and Early Voting FAQ
Voter Registration Form
Precinct voting location listing 2022
Application for Absentee Voter’s Ballot
2023 Election Calendar
2023 Candidate Requirement Guide
Click below for a link to Forms and Petitions. Please note that candidates are ultimately responsible for their petitions. By direction of the Ohio Secretary of State, employees of the Sandusky County Board of Elections are prohibited from answering questions regarding how to complete petitions and the validity of petitions prior to filing. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you appear at the Board of Elections office to obtain the petitions, instructions and a list of eligible voters.
Forms & Petitions - Ohio Secretary of State
SAFE AT HOME OHIO BALLOT AND ISSUES HANDBOOK
GUIDE TO LOCAL LIQUOR OPTIONS CAMPAIGN FINANCE INFORMATION
Duties & Responsibilities of the Board of Elections:
The Sandusky County Board of Elections is a bi-partisan public office serving the voters of Sandusky County. Our focus is to conduct fair and accurate elections.
The day to day operations maintain approximately 41,000 voters. We train and appoint over 300 poll workers annually. The office is responsible for the registration of voters, certification of candidates to the ballot, maintenance and set-up of voting machines and canvassing and certifying of all election results.
Residents of Sandusky County can register to vote at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Clerk of Courts Office, any public library, or the Board of Election's Office at 2020 Countryside Drive, Fremont, Ohio.
In order for us to keep the most accurate voter records, and to save the voter time on Election Day, it is extremely important that all voters change their address with the Board of Elections as soon as possible after moving.