Voter Registration

Voting is an important responsibility every citizen shares. Registering to vote is easy and free!

What are the requirements to register to vote?

  • You must be a citizen of the United States
  • You must be a resident of Ohio for at least 30 days immediately before the impending election
  • You must be at least 18 years old on or before the day of the next general election
  • You must not be incarcerated (in jail or in prison) for a felony conviction
  • You must not be found incompetent by a court for purposes of voting by a probate court
  • You must not be permanently disenfranchised for violations of election laws

What will I need to register?

To register with a paper application, download and print the information and return to your county's Board of Elections office.

The Lorain County Board of Elections office is located at 1985 N Ridge Rd, Lorain, OH 44055.

To register online, follow this link.

What information do I need to provide to register?

You will need a form of identification, (like a driver’s license or paycheck,) address, and the last four digits of your Social Security number.

When will I need to register?

In Ohio, you must register to vote no later than 30 days before an election.

If you have questions, please contact the Lorain County Board of Elections or visit