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ID Requirements and Type of Ballot for First-Time Voters in Ohio Who Registered by Mail

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*Adequate ID (42 USCA §15483(b)(3)(A))

  • Copy of current valid photo ID; or
  • Copy of current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document showing name & address of the voter; or
  • Driver’s license number and a state or local election official matches the information submitted with an existing state identification record bearing the same number, name and date of birth; or
  • At least the last 4 digits of the individual’s social security number and a state or local election official matches the information submitted with an existing state identification record bearing the same number, name and date of birth

**Proper ID (42 USCA §15483(b)(2))

  • Current valid photo ID; or
  • Current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document showing name & address of the voter