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Sandusky County Board of Elections

Address: 2020 Countryside Drive Fremont, Ohio 43420

Telephone: 419-334-6180

Fax: 419-334-6184

Office Hours: 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday-Friday

Director: Sharie Chagnon-Murray
[email protected]

Deputy Director - Lisa Hartley
[email protected] 

Website: www.sos.state.oh.us 

Board Members: 
Ben Decker - Chairman
Thomas Younker
Justin Smith 
Sandra Wise

Ohio Political Party Websites:
Democratic Party 
Republican Party

2024 Republican Central Committee
2022 Democratic Central  and Executive Committee
Sandusky County Officials
Township Officials
Village Officials
Bellevue City Officials
Clyde City Officials
Fremont City Officials
School Board Officials 


SAMPLE BALLOTS – Click Voter View for your specific ballot.

  1. Select “Registration Information” (2nd tab at top)
  2. Fill in “Last Name” & “Date of Birth” – click “Search”
  3. Your sample ballot is in the second paragraph

March 19, 2024 Official results

November 7, 2023 official results

August 8, 2023 official results

May 2, 2023 official results

November 8, 2022 Official results

August 2, 2022 Official results

May 3, 2022 Official results

Past Election Official Results

The following meeting dates have been scheduled by the Board of Elections:

      Thursday, August 8th, 2024                8:30am - Regular meeting

      All meetings 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 November 7, 2023, Special Election is October 10, 2023.  You can register to vote at the Sandusky County Board of Elections, 2020 Countryside Dr., Fremont, Ohio or by visiting voteohio.gov. The Board of Elections office will be open October 10 from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. for the voter registration deadline.

You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all the following requirements:

1. You are a citizen of the United States.
2. You will be at least 18 years old on the day of the general election.
3. You will be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the election in which you want to vote.
4. You are not incarcerated (in jail or in prison) for a felony conviction.
5. You have not been declared incompetent for voting purposes by a probate court.
6. 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.   

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Click Here for Online Voter Registration

Latino Voter Mobilization Campaign - Click link for more information.

Campaign Finance / BOE-file and Learning Center:

Local Committee Public Disclosure Search Site: 

 100 Day Notice for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots for Special Election August 6, 2024

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

2024 Election Calendar

2024 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
Click Here for Safe at Home Handbook                                            Click Here for Ohio Ballot Questions and Issues Handbook


Click Here for a Guide to Local Liquor Options Elections                                                      Click Here for 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.