Absentee Voting by Mail

Any registered voter can vote by mail by submitting an Absentee Ballot Application. Additional instructions for absentee voting by mail can be found at: https://www.sos.state.oh.us/elections/voters/absentee-voting-by-mail/.

Absentee voting begins the day after the close of voter registration before each election. Absentee applications can be submitted to our office now for the November 2020 General Election. However, ballots cannot be mailed out until October 6, 2020 which is when the Absentee Voting period begins.

Absentee Ballot Application

Applications can be mailed to:
Knox County Board of Elections
104 East Sugar Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

Absentee ballots can be dropped off at the Board of Elections ballot boxes on the east side of the BoE building.

Ballot Box Location
 

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Absentee Voting – Early In Person Voting

Any registered voter can choose to vote in person at our Early Vote Center, located in our Board of Elections Office on the first floor.

Absentee voting begins the day after the close of voter registration before each election. The first day for Early In Person voting at our Early Vote center will begin October 6, 2020, which is when the Absentee Voting period begins. Early Voting times are as follows:

October 6 – 9 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
October 12 – 16 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ocotber 19 – 23 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
October 24 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
October 25 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
October 26 – 30 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
October 31 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Early In Person Voting will be held at:
Knox County Board of Elections
104 East Sugar Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

Directions to Early In Person Voting Site

Voters with Disabilities

If you are a registered voter, then you have the right to vote. Myths, Truths, and Resources for Voters with Disabilities can be found at:

Myths and Facts about Voters with Disabilities

Remote Ballot Marking Absentee Application

Attorney-in-Fact Authorization Executed before a Notary Public

Attorney-in-Fact Authorization with Physicians Statement Acknowledged before an Election Official

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Election Day Voting

You can vote at your assigned Polling Location from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. on election day.

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Provisional Voting

A provisional ballot is used to record a vote if a voter’s eligiblity is in question and the voter would otherwise not be permitted to vote at his or her polling place. Additional information regarding provisional voting can be found at: https://lookup.boe.ohio.gov/vtrapp/knox/vtrlookup.aspx.

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Military and Overseas Voting

Both federal and state laws govern absentee voting by uniformed services and overseas United States citizens. The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) and the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment (MOVE) Act are federal laws enacted to protect the rights of United States citizens to vote in federal elections while they are serving in the uniformed services or residing overseas. For additional information, please visit: https://www.ohiosos.gov/secretary-office/military/#gref.

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