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Portage County Democratic Party


The Ohio Primary Election for 2020 has recently been extended to April 28th. The remainder of the vote will largely be conducted by mail. If you have not yet voted, take the following steps ASAP to ensure your ballot arrives and can be counted:

1) Request an absentee ballot from the Board of Elections.
This can be done by printing, completing, and mailing the absentee ballot application on the Board's website to the Board of Elections at 449 S. Meridia St. Ravenna, OH 44266. Completed applications can also be dropped off at the County Administration Building in Ravenna (same address). Lastly, you may make a request for an absentee ballot via phone by calling the Board at 330-297-3511.

2) Complete your absentee ballot.
Vote all races you wish, then seal the ballot in the return envelope. For a guide, consider reviewing the materials put together by the Kent League of Women Voters.

3) Return your absentee ballot.
Voted ballots can be dropped off at the County Administration Building in Ravenna until 7:30pm on April 28th. Mail ballots must be postmarked no later than April 27th and received by May 8th to be included in the final certification of the election results.

4) Limited in-person voting.
Limited in-person voting for those with disabilities is avaiable from 6:30am - 7:30pm on April 28th at the Board of Elections. For more information, please contact the Board via phone at 330-297-3511.

Additional information is available on the Board of Elections website.

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Who we are.

We are the representatives of the citizens of Portage County, who elect us as members of the Central Committee at Democratic primary elections according to the laws of the state of Ohio. 

What we believe.

We believe in putting people first in all we do, and support a "Blueprint for Ohio" that includes living wages, affordable health care, opportunities for education and advancement, fighting for women and minorities, and electing leaders we can trust. 

What we do.

We work to elect to public office the candidates endorsed by the Democratic Party, encourage citizens to participate in our government, and promote the principles of the Democratic Party.

Where we are.

We operate voter education exhibits at the County Fair, Heritage Day, the Balloon-A-Fair and other community events. Our office is located at 210 S. Meridian St., Ravenna, OH 44266. 

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