To answer your questions about voting by mail absentee, voting early or voting safely in person on Election Day, AARP Ohio is hosting a Virtual Voter Rally on our Facebook page to communicate crucial voting information, featuring a special musical guest!
In light of recent changes for in-person voting due to the Coronavirus pandemic, AARP Ohio wants to make sure you have all the information you need to exercise your right to vote. Read our step-by-step guide to Ohio's temporary vote-by-mail process.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that has been working to promote the health and well-being of older Americans for more than sixty years. On behalf of our 1.5 million members and all older Ohioans statewide, we appreciate the demonstrated leadership and significant, bipartisan response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the ongoing efforts required as we move forward. As our Ohio leadership considers the next steps to address the various facets of this public health emergency, we urge them to continue to be especially mindful of older adults, who are most at risk from this disease.
Voters age 50 and older were the deciding factor in last year’s midterm elections, according to the National Election Pool Exit Poll results. The findings confirmed that 50-plus voters made up the majority of voters 62% in Ohio and 56 percent nationally. Candidates who ignored older voters, Ohio’s most powerful voting group, paid a price on Election Day.