Ohio and Kentucky Voter Registration Deadline is Oct. 9: See If You’re Registered or Apply Now

Important links to make sure you’re registered now so you can vote on Nov. 6 for the mid-term election races and issues

Sep 20, 2018 at 10:07 am

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Make sure you are registered by Oct. 9 and make plans to vote on Nov. 6 so this can be you. Mass Instagram and Facebook likes guaranteed
On Nov. 6, Ohioans will vote on some key issues and races, including governor (Mike DeWine or Richard Cordray?), Congressional representatives, school levies and whether or not to amend the state constitution to reduce penalties for drug-related crimes, among many other things.

Click here to see the full list of what will be on the ballot for Ohioans in 2018.

The deadline to vote in November’s general election is Tuesday, Oct. 9.

There are many resources online to register to vote or check to make sure you are registered and haven't been removed from the rolls. You can also check to see where your polling station is, get a ride there and, well, basically everything else you could possibly need to be ready to vote on Nov. 6.

Here are a few direct links to get you started:

• If you know you are not registered, click here to do so online.

You will need your Ohio driver’s license or Ohio identification card numbers, as well as the last four digits of your social security number.

• You can also find info on how to update your registration details (as well as forms to do so) at the Ohio registration site here.

• The online Ohio Voter Toolkit allows you to check to make sure you are still registered and able to vote in November, as well as your official polling station and its address (be sure it hasn’t changed) and what congressional, senate and state representative district will be on your ballot.

Click here to see if you are registered.

Click here to find your polling location.

MyOhioVote.com has even more voting information for Ohio, including details on absentee voting, early voting, ID requirements and more.

• Visit vote411.org to find non-partisan, unbiased info on Ohio and Kentucky’s state races and issues. The League of Women Voters’ resources allow you to customize a ballot for your precise location and also has links to register for districts all over the country.

• Kentucky’s deadline to register is also Oct. 9. Visit GoVoteKY.com for complete registration details and further voter resources.

• Need a ride to polls? Want to help give rides? CarpoolVote.com can help arrange both. Click here if you need a ride or can offer one. If you're not into carpooling, Lyft is offering discounted rides to the polls Nov. 6; find details here.