From the Board of Elections – November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

Posted on September 11, 2020

November 3, 2020 is the Presidential General Election.

People have three voting methods to choose from.  Voters may cast ballots by mail, early at the Board of Elections or on Election Day.

To Vote-by-Mail you may visit the Board’s website to request a ballot application.  The Board will mail you a ballot application with a return envelope.  They may also be printed from the website, completed and mailed or dropped off at the Board Building.  People may also call the Board at 216-443-VOTE (8683) to request a ballot application.  The Board will begin mailing ballot to voters who have requested them starting on October 6, 2020.  Voted ballots may be mailed to the Board or dropped off at the Board building 24/7.

Early In-Person voting at the Board begins on October 6, 2020.  The Board is located at 2925 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.  Early voting hours are posted on the Board’s website.

The polls will be open for Election Day from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.  Be sure to bring your identification.  During Early In-Person and Election Day voting the Board of Elections will implement health and safety measures to protect voters and election workers.  Safety measures will include wearing masks and face shields, routinely cleaning all frequently touched surfaces, and practicing social distancing.

The voter registration and change of address deadline for this Election is Monday, October 5, 2020, at 9:00 p.m.  Voters who have not registered, moved, or have changed their name, must complete and return a voter registration card on, or before, the deadline.  Voter registration cards are available at all public libraries.  Voters also have the option of registering online at:

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