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Board of Elections

On the following pages, we offer information relating to the process of voting in Shelby County, Ohio. If you do not find what you are looking for, our staff stands ready to answer your questions. Simply contact us by mail, phone or e-mail and we will be happy to assist you in any way we can.


Pamela Kerrigan, Director
Collin Claywell, Deputy Director
Trina Riethman, Clerk

Board Members

James F. Kerg Jr., Chairman
Merrill Asher
Douglas Pence
James W. Thompson


Every voter will be required to provide proof of identity before voting. The forms of identification you may use includes:

  • Your current and valid photo identification card.
  • Military identification.
  • A copy of a utility bill.
  • A bank statement.
  • A paycheck.
  • A government check; or
  • A government document showing your name and current address.

(Note: you cannot use as proof of identification a notice that the board of election mailed to you.)