Ohio - Open Primaries
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Primary Elections State By State

OHIO

Ohio.gifPrimaries:

  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: mixed
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: mixed
  • Democratic Presidential primary: mixed
  • Republican Presidential primary: mixed

 

Primary Type Definitions

 

Registration:

  • Ohio has nonpartisan registration. There is no option to affiliate with a political party on the voter registration form.

 

Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • All registered voters choose one party's ballot to cast their vote in the primary. This choice designates the voter's party affiliation.
  • An unaffiliated voter may decide not to participate in either party's primary and will be given the amendments/referendum ballot only.