Absentee Ballot Status
None – You have not requested an absentee ballot.
Returned – your ballot has been returned and will be counted on election night.
Challenged – Your ballot was returned to the Board of Elections with an error. Please call 513-887-3700 for more information.
NO FAULT – You requested a regular vote-by-mail ballot.
IN OFFICE ABSENTEE – Your ballot was cast in-person at the Board of Elections.
PAPER IN OFFICE – Your ballot was cast in-person at the Board of Elections on a paper ballot.
HAND CARRY – Your ballot was issued at Board of Elections and taken home.
NURSING HOME – Your ballot was cast at your nursing home residence.
HOSPITAL – Ballot was issued to a voter with a medical emergency.
FPCA – Military ballot.
HOMEBOUND – Voter is confined to their home.
Date Issued – This is the date the Board of Elections processed your Absentee application.
Date mailed – This is the date your ballot was mailed.
*Vote-by-mail ballots cannot be mailed until the 29th day before the election.
Return Source – This is how your ballot was returned to the board of Elections.
Date Returned – This is the date your ballot was returned to the Board of Elections.
See the guide provided by the Ohio Secretary of State here: