Lucas County Board of Elections

Per the City of Toledo Charter, each certified candidate for Mayor and City Council at Large must file with the Board of Elections a written acceptance of nomination within 5 days of notification.

These acknowledgments were mailed on 07/22/2021 to the residences of said candidates.

Due to possible postal delivery concerns, these candidates may complete the acknowledgment in our office during normal business hours.

Board Members

David Karmol - Chairman Dawn Christen Richard F. Schoen Kurt M. Young

LaVera Scott - Director Tim Monaco - Deputy Director

Regular Board Meetings are held every month, starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Early Vote Center, 1301 Monroe Street.

The next scheduled Board meeting is August 9, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m.

2021 Board Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Candidate Filing Deadlines 2021 (PDF)

The Ohio Secretary of State is implementing an online campaign finance portal which can be found at the following link:

BOE-File Campaign Finance Portal (Secretary of State Website)

Local Committee Public Disclosure Search Site (Secretary of State Website)

Contact Us


Physical Address

One Government Center

Suite 300

Toledo, OH 43604-2250


Monday - Friday

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Apply for Jobs

The Deadline to File Petitions for Toledo Municipal Offices, including Judges was July 16th at 4:00PM

The next election will be September 14, 2021

Please go to the Candidate Filing Deadlines (PDF) page for more information on races, filing deadlines, and primary dates.

46 Day FWAB (PDF)

100 Day FWAB (PDF)

Upcoming Filing Deadlines:

Aug.04 Nominating petitions of candidates in nonpartisan races must be filed by 4 p.m. (90 days before general election)

Aug.04 Local questions and issues for Nov. 2 general election, including local option petitions, must be certified to or filed with boards of elections by 4 p.m. (90 days before general election)

Aug.05 City of Toledo Council District 6 by 4 p.m.

The 2021 Ohio Election Calendar is now available for download at this link: 2021 Ohio Election Calendar (PDF)

The 2021 Ohio Candidate Requirement Guide is now available for download at this link: 2021 Ohio Candidate Requirement Guide (PDF)

The 2021 Adjusted Campaign Contribution Limits are now available at this link: 2021 Adjusted Campaign Contribution Limits (PDF)

Candidate petitions CANNOT be dropped off in the Board of Elections Drop Box. The candidate or person filing for the candidate must sign the book located at the Board of Elections Office at the time of the filing.