Voter Registration & Information

The General Election was held November 3, 2020

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.

Listen to a conversation between Shaker Library’s Cindy Maxey and Mike West of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections who ask and answer your questions.


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.

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.