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Elections & Voting

Find information about national, state, and local elections in the United States, including voter registration and identification requirements, voting rights, polling places, and other resources.

General Resources for Candidates and Elections

Local Elections (Undergoing Maintanence)

Seneca County Elections & Candidates

Seneca County Board of Elections

Seneca County Democratic Party  **  Seneca County Republican Party

 

The following is a list of offices, candidates, and tax proposals appearing on ballots in Seneca County, Ohio for the General Election to be held on November, 3rd, 2020. Every effort has been made to provide accurate and inclusive information as a service to local community members. Requests to add write-in candidate names, or to edit any information should be sent to Josh Bowman, Assistant Professor of Political Science, at jbowman2@heidelberg.edu.

 

The information provided should never be construed as an endorsement for or against any candidate, party, or proposal.  

 

Individuals listed as an incumbent are those persons currently holding the respective office. In some contests, the incumbent is not running for re-election or the race is not being contested. 

 

  Click here to access ballots to review for all Seneca County Precincts 


Click here for a full list of Candidates in Ohio (does not include all write-in candidates)

Seneca County Board of Elections

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National Offices

National Offices

President (on ballot in Ohio)

  • Jo Jorgensen / Spike Cohene (Libertarian Party)

  • Donald Trump / Mike Pence (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • Joe Biden / Kamala Harris (Democratic Party)

  • Howie Hawkins / Angela Walker (nominated by multiple Green and Socialist Parties)

  • [Write-In Candidate]

      • **Ohio ballots provide blanks for voters to “write in” names for the President and Vice-President. These votes, however, only “count” if the individual has successfully filed a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate. Finding lists of these candidates is very difficult, but your best place to start is with the County Board of Elections.  

U.S. House of Representatives (map of Ohio Congressional Districts)

Ohio’s 4th District (map)

U.S. Senate

*Neither of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats are up for election in 2020

U.S. House of Representatives (map of Ohio Congressional Districts)

Ohio’s 4th District (map)

U.S. Senate

*Neither of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats are up for election in 2020

State Offices

Ohio House District 88 (map of Ohio House Districts)

Ohio House District 87 (map of Ohio House Districts)

Ohio Senate District 26 (map of Ohio Senate Districts)

Member of the State of Board of Education, 1st District (map of Ohio Board of Ed Districts)

  • Diana M. Fessler (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (full term starting 1/1/ 2021)

Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court (full term starting 1/2/2021)

Judge of the Ohio Court of Appeals (3rd District) (Full term starting 2/9/2021)

  • Mark C. Miller

  • (Uncontested)

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Local Offices

Local Offices

Seneca County Government Website

Seneca County Commissioner (full term, commencing 1/2/2021)

  • Anthony Paradiso (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Commissioner (full term, commencing 1/3/2021)

  • Tyler Shuff (Republican Party)

  • John Bing (Democratic Party, write-in candidate)

Seneca County Prosecuting Attorney

  • Derek DeVine (Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas

  • Jean Eckelberry (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Sheriff

  • Fred Stevens (Republican Party)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Recorder

  • Michael J. Dell (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Treasurer

  • Paul A. Harrison (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

 

Seneca County Engineer

  • Mark R. Zimmerman (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Coroner

  • Mark Akers (Republican Party, Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

Seneca County Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
(Probate Juvenile Division, beginning full term, 2/9/2021)

  • Jay A. Meyer (Incumbent)

  • (Uncontested, No write-in blank provided)

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Local Levies and Referendums

Proposed Tax Levy

(Replacement)

Seneca County General Health

District:

Seneca County, City of Tiffin, and all of the City of Fostoria. A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage. A replacement of a tax for the benefit of Seneca County for the purpose of current operating expenses of the Seneca County General Health District, at a rate not exceeding three-tenths (0.3) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to three cents ($0.03) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2021, first due in calendar year 2022.