Contact Information

Board of Elections
1300 East Second Street
Suite 103
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Michael S. Yambor (D), Director
Tonya R. Wichman (R), Deputy Director
Steven J. Sondergaard (R), Chairperson
Johanna K. Diehl (D), Member
Stanley J. Yoder (R), Member
Brenda K. Griffith (D), Member

P: (419) 782-2906
P: (419) 782-8543
F: (419) 782-5773

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Board of Elections


The Defiance County Board of Elections performs all administrative functions of the election process including precinct boundary changes, contracts for voting locations, candidate and campaign finance filings, ballot preparation, vote tabulation, and certification of candidates elected to office.

45 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the November 3, 2015 General Election »

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the November 3, 2015 General Election »

2015 Board of Elections Meeting Schedule »

Voting Information »
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News & Dates to Remember

May 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Issues for August 4, 2015 Special Election must be filed.

August 5, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Filing deadline for local questions, issues and nominating petitions for candidates in nonpartisan races for the General Election - Tuesday, November 3.

September 19, 2015
UOCAVA Absentee ballots must be ready to mail.

October 5, 2015 at 9:00 PM
Deadline for voter registration and updates for November 3, 2015 General Election

November 3, 2015
Election Day. Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm. Early Voting Hours »




Defiance County prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation or political beliefs. Defiance County is also an equal opportunity employer.

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