COLUMBUS, Ohio - With just a click of a mouse, Ohioans can now update their voting address online. The announcement was made Thursday about the new system.
“We are making it easier for Ohio voters to do their part in making Election Day run smoothly,” Secretary of State Jon Husted said. “This added convenience for voters is also a powerful tool against voter fraud as current and accurate voter rolls leave less room for abuse.”
Voters can now go to www.MyOhioVote.com to update their address.
Husted also added that the new system not only makes it easier for voters but it also enhances the overall accuracy and security at the polls.
More than 6 million Ohio registered voters will be able to change their addresses online. Once a voter completes the online process, the board of elections will send out a notice to confirm the change in address and provide the voter with their new polling location.
Voters who get their address updated between now and the first week of October will also be in line to receive an application to vote by mail for the November Presidential Election -- an initiative Secretary of State Husted is sponsoring to ensure voters statewide have equal opportunity to participate, whether they choose to vote early, by mail or on Election Day.
“This November all eyes will be on Ohio, and we voters have important decisions to make. As chief elections officer, I want to ensure Ohio’s voting process is accessible, accurate and secure so that we can all have confidence in the results,” Husted said.
Ohio law requires a voter register at their current address 30 days prior to an election. This year's general election is Nov. 6.
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