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Register to vote and get other voter-related information

MED OUT THE VOTE, a voter registration drive, is being held through the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Members of the university community can register to vote by texting code “VOTE CWRU” to 34444 or sign up online.

Any registered Ohio voter can vote by mail, but you must turn in an application for an absentee ballot. Due to the pandemic, the MED OUT THE VOTE team encourages everyone to consider requesting an absentee ballot (which is sent to your registered address) or early voting (which starts Oct. 6) to decrease volume on election day.

The Board of Elections allows you to submit both of your forms at once as well. 

Below is general information about voting in Ohio:

The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 5. Early in-person and vote by mail (absentee) voting begins Oct. 6.

Absentee voter deadlines:

  • Oct. 27: Application by mail
  • Nov. 2: Application in person
  • Nov. 2: Submission by mail
  • Nov. 3: Submission in person

The national election will be held Nov. 3.