Voter Registration & Information

Starting with the May 2, 2023 Primary Election, there are several changes to election laws that will impact Ohio voters.

The Board of Elections has a new video that explains the new voting laws:

Voter Registration

Haven’t registered to vote yet? Voter registration is available online or you can pick up a form from the Main Library or Bertram Woods Branch. These forms may be completed in the library or mailed directly to the Board of Elections.


Vote-by-Mail (Absentee) applications are available online, or request one from the Main Library or Bertram Woods Branch, or at the Board of Elections. See the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website for details about completing the Vote-by-Mail application and returning your ballot.

Early In-Person Voting

Early in-Person Voting hours are available online.

Related Online Resources for Ohio Voters

Detailed information about voting is available on the Ohio Secretary of State’s website. Ohio Election Center has information and deadlines for absentee voting, early voting, and election day. provides a helpful Student Voting Guide which answers questions about voting in college.

Non-Partisan Information about Candidates and Elections is a non-partisan site giving ratings of judicial candidates from various sources.

League of Women Voters of Shaker Heights is a non-partisan organization committed to voter education. They offer a personalized voter ballot guide at

Project Vote Smart provides free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials.

Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections, firmly committed to neutrality in their content. is a nonprofit non-partisan public charity that can help you research political issues.