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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
Donald Chupp, Deputy Director
Trina Riethman, Clerk

Board Members

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


Pursuant to Ohio Governor DeWine and Ohio Director of Health Amy Acton, all polling locations in Shelby County are hereby closed to protect the health and well-being of Ohioans. 

Thank you for your courtesy and cooperation throughout the entire election process. 


NOTE TO VOTERS IN PRECINCTS 1 THROUGH 7: the polling location for Precincts 01 through 07 has been moved from the VFW Hall to:
Lehman Catholic High School (Door 4)
2400 St. Marys Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365


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.)