Election Information

Next Election | May 4, 2021 Primary/Special Election*

Important Deadlines:

  1. February 3, 2021 (4:00pm) - filing deadline for local questions and issues and partisan candidates for Hicksville Village Council
  2. April 5, 2021 - Voter registration deadline for the May 4 Primary/Special Election
  3. May 3, 2021 (4:00pm) - filing deadline for independent candidates for Hicksville Village Council

*The May 2021 Election will only be held if the Hicksville Village Council race has a partisan contest and/or a political subdivision files a local question or issue.

Early Voting

Before every election, Ohio voters can vote early in-person.

  1. Beginning the day after registration closes - Full Early Voting Calendar
  2. At the Board Office - 1300 East 2nd Street (Suite 103), Defiance, Ohio 43512
  3. Bring your ID and vote like it is Election Day!

Voting by Mail

All Ohio voters have the option to vote by mail. Before applying to vote by mail, confirm your registration is up to date.

  1. Apply - complete an application and submit the original to the Board office (by mail or by drop box)
  2. Application Deadline - 12:00pm on the Saturday preceeding election day
  3. Track the status of your ballot

Polling Locations

On Election Day, polling locations are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm and Defiance County voters cast their ballots at 8 different locations. You can search for a polling location:

  1. by address
  2. by precinct

Absentee Statistics

Statistics on early in-person and absentee voting are updated every evening after early voting closes for the day.


Ballot Preview

Preview your ballot before heading to the polls. Ballot previews are typically available 45 days prior to an election.

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