Voter information for May 6 primary

The May 6 Primary Election will include candidates for U.S. Congress, governor, statewide offices, the Ohio House and Senate, county executive, county council (in odd numbered districts), judicial seats, state central committees, and issues.

To avoid lines on Election Day, and to allow extra time to study the ballot, all registered voters may Vote by Mail beginning April 1. Vote by Mail ballot applications are available at the Board of Elections website:, by calling the Board of Elections at 216-443-VOTE (8683), and at all public libraries.

The voter registration deadline is April 7. Voters who have moved or changed their name since they last voted need to complete and return a new Voter Registration Card, available at public libraries and at the Board of Elections website.

Early voting begins April 1 at the Board of Elections located at 2915 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland. Early voting days and hours:

  • Tuesday through Friday, from April 1 through April 4: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 7: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday, from April 8 through April 11: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday, from April 14 through May 2: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 3: 8 a.m.-noon.

It is important for all voters to be prepared to cast their ballots. Sample ballots are available on the Board of Elections website:

Voters who are interested in serving as poll workers may call 216-443-VOTE (8683) or apply online at:

Mike West

Media and Voter Education Specialist Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

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Volume 6, Issue 7, Posted 9:27 AM, 04.01.2014