Unofficial Results March 15, 2016 _ Summary

Unofficial Results March 15, 2016 – Summary By Group

Unofficial Results March 15, 2016 – Precinct

Unofficial Results March 15, 2016 – Overlap

A PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY,  March 15, 2016 At the usual places of holding elections throughout the County.

Required Notices

See My Ballot For This Election

What Candidates & Issues will I be voting on?

2016 Filing Deadlines, Term Commencing Dates, Elected Offices

Current List of Elected Officials
Elected Officials (CSV File)

In Person Absentee Begins Wed. February 17, 2016

Absentee Voting – In Person At The Board of Elections

Hours for absentee voting (Click to view Secretary of State Calendar):

Week 1 – 2 of voting

  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday)

Week 3 of voting

  • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday)
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday

Week 4 

  • 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday)
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Saturday before Election Day

Week of Election

  • 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Sunday before Election Day
  • 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday before Election Day 

Absentee Voting – By Mail

Your application to receive a ballot must be received by mail no later than Saturday March 12, 2016 at 12:00 noon. For more information on Absentee voting click here. Request your absentee ballot by clicking here.

Requested Ballots will be sent out the day after the registration deadline.

  1. Enter your name and click on “submit”.
  2. Click on “print absentee request”.
  3. Type in the required information.
  4. Print, sign and date the form.
  5. Mail the form to our office.
  6. You’re done!

Absentee Voting For Overseas Citizens / Military (Uniformed)

Ballots will be sent out beginning 45 days prior to the election.  Your application to receive a ballot must be received no later than noon the Saturday before the electionFor more information on Overseas Citizens and Military voting click here.

Deadline for new registrations or registration updates is Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Check Your Registration

Voters can easily check their voter registration information, including voting address and polling location, online at You may also contact your county boards of elections to check your registration and polling location. Already Registered? Update your registered address online at

Have a name change?

  • You will need to fill out a paper registration form and return it to the Board of Elections at 204 N. Main, Lima OH 45801 (map it!)
  • You can download a blank form at
  • Or you may pick up a voter registration form at a number of other places, including public libraries, public high schools, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicle locations and the Department of Job and Family Services. For a complete list of locations, visit

Your properly completed voter registration form must be postmarked by the 30th day before the election in order to vote.

Requirements, places of registration and answers to frequent questions can be found on the Secretary of State’s website.

All Polling Locations will be open.

Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Election Day. Voters choosing to head to the polls on Election Day need to remember to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct. Voters can check their polling place and precinct and get other important voting information by clicking here.