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Absentee Ballot Application

All Democrats are encouraged to request your absentee ballot applications for the November 3rd, 2020 election as soon as possible!

  • Yes, you can send in an absentee application request now.
  • Yes, you can send more than one application per envelope.
  • Yes, any registered voter may vote early without an excuse.
  • Yes, early submission means you’ll get your ballot as early as possible.
  • The release of the ballots for the Presidential election begins on October 6th.
  • If your application is in early, your ballot will go out in the first round. 

The form can be downloaded from the Board of Elections website, or you can call them at (937) 225-5656 and request that a form be mailed to you.

Your application must be printed, signed and mailed to the Board of Elections. Their address is 451 W. Third St. Dayton, OH 45422.

In lieu of an application form, voters may simply write the following information on a blank sheet of paper and mail it to the Board of Elections at the above address: 

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address where you currently reside
  • Address where ballot should be mailed if different from your registration address
  • ONE of the following:
    • Ohio driver’s license number OR
    • last four of your Social Security number OR
    • include a copy of an acceptable form of ID
  • The sentence “I’m requesting an absentee ballot for the November 3 General Election”
  • Your Signature and the Date
  • Phone number (optional but suggested)
  • Email address (optional but suggested)

Once you submit your Absentee Ballot, you can track it online on the BOE website.

Some advantages of requesting a ballot early are:

  • You may be removed from candidates’ call lists once your ballot is submitted. 
  • By requesting your ballot early, you allow us to concentrate on mobilizing other, less frequent voters.

2020 Election dates to keep in mind:

  • October 5th: Deadline to register to vote or change your address for the General Election.
  • October 6th: Ballots will start being mailed out.
  • November 3rd: Election Day – polls open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm.

If you have any questions about Voter Registration, how to vote Absentee, or specific details about the upcoming election, contact the Montgomery County Board of Elections. If you do not live in Montgomery County, Ohio, contact your local Board of Elections or your Secretary of State’s office for this information.

Montgomery County Board of Elections
451 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45422
(937) 225-5656
montgomery.boe.ohio.gov


Information about what candidates the Montgomery County Democratic Party, Ohio Democratic Party, or Democratic National Committee have endorsed can be found by going to their websites.

MCDP – Endorsed Candidates
Ohio Democratic Party
Democratic National Committee


The information provided on this page is provided for informational purposes and applies to Voters in Montgomery County, Ohio. The Montgomery County Democratic Party provides this information for the benefit of the public and does not provide any guarantee of this information’s accuracy. Questions should be referred to the Montgomery County Board of Elections.