Contact Information

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

Pamela S. Schroeder (R), Director
Michael Yambor (D), Deputy Director
Johanna Diehl (D), Chairperson
Brenda K. Griffith (D), Member
Steven J. Sondergaard (R), Member
Stanley J. Yoder (R), 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 Ballot Application for February 3, 2015 Special Election »

100 Day Notice for Federal Write-in Absentee Ballots for the May 5, 2015 Primary/Special Election »

2015 Board of Elections Meeting Schedule »

Voting Information »
Confirm your registration and find your voting location. Information for absentee voters is also available.

Elected Officials »
View the current elected officials representing you.

News & Dates to Remember

February 4, 2015
Filing deadline for all local candidates petitions and issues for May 5, 2015 Primary/Special Election

February 23, 2015
Filing deadline for write-in candidates for May 5, 2015 Primary Election

March 21, 2015
UOCAVA Absentee ballots must be ready

April 6, 2015
Deadline for voter registration and updates for May 5, 2015 Primary/Special Election

May 4, 2015
Filing deadline for nominating petitions of independent candidates for offices for which a primary election is held

May 5, 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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