Ohio Election Cycles

Elections in Ohio follow a four-year cycle:


Presidential Election Year (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, etc.)

  • President/Vice President of the United States
  • U.S. Senator (if term expires)
  • Congressional Representatives
  • State Senators (even-numbered districts
  • State Representatives
  • State Board of Education (1/3 of members)
  • Two State Supreme Court Justices


Off-Years (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2017, etc.)

  • Most municipal officials
  • Some township officials
  • Members of local boards of education


State Election Year (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, etc.)

  • U.S. Senator (if term expires)
  • Congressional Representatives
  • Governor/Lieutenant Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • State Treasurer
  • State Auditor
  • Attorney General
  • State Senators (Odd-numbered districts)
  • State Representatives
  • State Board of Education (One-third of member
  • Two State Supreme Court Justices

 


 

Get Involved

Join LWV - Ohio

Find Your Local League

imPACT: Political Accountability for Citizens Today

Click here