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2016 Presidential Election Results

More than 71 percent of registered voters in Ohio voted in the 2016 General Election, casting a total of 5,607,641 ballots. This represents slightly fewer ballots than the 5,633,246 counted in the 2012 presidential election and the 5,773,777 cast in 2008.

Donald Trump received 2,841,005, or 51.69 percent of the votes cast, carrying 80 of Ohio’s 88 counties. Hillary Clinton received 2,394,164 votes, or 43.56 percent of the total vote. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson won 3.17 percent of the vote and Green Party candidate Jill Stein received 0.84 percent.

Early voting has been increasing in Ohio in recent years. A total of 1,890,069 absentee ballots were cast in the 2016 election, up from the 1,876,174 early votes cast in 2012 and the 1,744,753 counted in 2008.

For more election results, visit the Ohio Secretary of State’s website.

Ready, Set, Vote Ohio

Voter Empowerment Links

Check Your Registration
Voter ID Requirements
Find Your County Board of Election
Find Your Polling Place
Change Your Address Online
Become A Poll Worker
Early In-Person Voting
Voting By Mail

The state legislature has approved online voter registration, but it won’t go live until next year, after the 2016 Presidential Election. Click the link below for a registration form that you must print out and mail in to the Ohio Secretary of State or your local Board of Elections.

Register to Vote Here

OhioVOTES is a year-round, statewide, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) voter mobilization initiative. It galvanizes nonprofits based in low income Ohio communities to increase voter participation and join efforts for fair elections. It builds on the relationships these nonprofits already have with the people they serve. Unlike other groups who show up only during the election season, our network of housing providers, nonprofit health centers, multi-service centers, food pantries, community action, and homeless programs are well placed and trusted; they can help the people they regularly serve exercise their right to vote and stay engaged in the civic debate.  OhioVOTES works closely with Nonprofit Vote.

For more information on OhioVOTES, call Advocacy Director Cathy Johnston at 614-280-1984 (ext. 125) or email her at cathyjohnston@cohhio.org.