Absentee ballots are available now for the Special Election for voters in the Cardinal School District, Chagrin Falls Exempted School District, Kirtland School District, Madison School District, and the Riverside School District to be held on Tuesday, May 2. Voters in the Cardinal School District and the Chagrin Falls Exempted School District who wish to vote an absentee ballot may submit a request to the Geauga County Board of Elections, 470 Center Street, Bldg. 6-A, Chardon OH 44024.
Absentee applications may be requested by calling the Board of Elections at 440-279-2030 or by going to the Geauga County Board of Election’s website. Go to www.co.geauga.oh.us/Departments/BOE/Important-Voter-Information, download an application, fill it out, sign and mail it to the Board of Elections. Voters can get a blank application by clicking on the Absentee tab. Go to Voter Information and use the voter look-up tab. Applications are also available at your local library.
The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot to be mailed is noon, Saturday, April 29. All voted absentee ballots must be postmarked by May 1 or hand delivered to the board of election office by 7:30 p.m. on May 2.