Making Democracy Work

Election 2015

Activities of League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area for the 2015 General Election on November 3, 2015.

Election Results

Visit the Hamilton County Board of Elections website for election results.

After 95 years of Making Democracy Work®, the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area (LWVCA) continues to inform and empower voters. We couldn't complete our work without supporters like you! Thank you:

Voting Guides

Get access to the League of Women Voters Nonpartisan Voter Guides.

Voting Help

Have a question about the upcoming election? Check out LWVCA's Voter Help Section and get your questions answered!

The 2015 Who and What of Elections Voter's Guide is now available in several places around town, including the library branches in Hamilton County, the Board of Elections and more. You may pick up a copy at our office. Contact us for more information.

Vote411.org provides a customized ballot, candidate profiles, full ballot language information and post-election results. All the information available in our printed guide, The Who and What of Elections Voter's Guide is available on Vote411.org.

Need help navigating Vote411.org? Click here for resources.

What is a mill? What is gas aggregation? Get your questions answered by checking out our Ballot Language definitions.

Video of LWVCA's 2015 General Election Issues Forum

The following videos were taped at LWVCA's 2015 General Election Issues Forum on Monday, October 5 at the Main Library of The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Speakers presented both pro and con positions on each of the ballot issues facing voters this fall. The forum was presented in partnership with the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Southwestern Ohio and Woman's City Club of Greater Cincinnati.
State Issue 1: To Create a bipartisan Ohio Redistricting Commission Having trouble? View on Youtube.
State Issue 2: Anti-monopoly amendment Having trouble? View on Youtube
State Issue 3: Sale of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes Having trouble? View on Youtube.
City of Cincinnati Issue 22: Cincinnati Parks Levy - Proposed Charter Amendment Having trouble? View on Youtube.
City of Cincinnati Issue 23: Mayoral Primary Change - Proposed Charter Amendment Having trouble? View on Youtube
City of Cincinnati Issue 24: Various Updates to City Charter Having trouble? View on Youtube.

Video of 2015 LWVCA's Anderson Township: Ballot Issues & Candidates Forum

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The LWVCA Anderson unit presents a nonpartisan discussion on election items including Issue 1 (The Redistricting Reform Proposal) and other ballot issues. followed by a "Meet & Greet" with candidates running for District 4 judicial office, as well as candidates for local office. This event was taped Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at the Anderson Center. It will be televised live and rebroadcast on AC-TV.

How to plan a candidate forum or meeting

Casting Your Vote

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The deadline to register to vote in Ohio is Monday, October 5, 2015. Check to see if you are registered at the following websites: Early voting in Ohio will beginTuesday, October 6. Find out 3 ways to cast your ballot in this election (PDF)

Judical Votes Count

Have you ever skipped voting for judges on your ballot? You're not alone.

A majority of Ohio voters say they don't vote for judges because they don't know enough about the candidates.

League of Women Voters of Ohio, along with other partners, is changing that with JudicalVotesCount.org. Visit the website to learn about your candidates and the Ohio's Court System.

Find out more about JudicalVotesCount.org with this video Having trouble? Watch video on YouTube.

LWVCA Endorsements on Ballot Issues

The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes any political party or candidate, but uses thorough research to craft public policy positions. You can check our News & Media section to see if LWVCA has endorsed any ballot issues this election season.

Latest Updates About This Election

  • National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, Sept 22, 2015. NVRD celebrates democracy in America. Get involved at NationalVoterRegistrationDay.org

  • Community Forum: Legalizing Marijuana: Is it Responsible for Ohio? Monday, September 28, 2015, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Auditorium, American Red Cross - Cincinnati Area Chapter at 2111 Dana Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45207. Ohio's voters will have the choice on whether or not to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. Speakers include: Jeff Stec, Citizens for Civic Renewal; Christ Stock, ResponsibleOhio; John Burke, Warren County Drug Task Force; Dr. Jeffrey Goldsmith, Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Event co-sponsors: The Cincinnatus Association, Citizens for Civic Renewal, League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area, and the Woman's City Club of Greater Cincinnati.

  • 2015 General Election Issues Forum is Monday, October 5, 7 - 8:30 p.m. at the Huenefeld Tower Room, Main Library of The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. Speakers will present both pro and con positions on each of the ballot issues facing voters this fall. This event is free and open to the public.

  • 2015 Anderson Township: Ballot Issues & Candidates Forum is Wednesday, October 14, 7 - 9 p.m. at the Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road, Anderson Township, OH 45230. The LWVCA Anderson unit presents a nonpartisan discussion on election items including Issue 1 (The Redistricting Reform Proposal) and other ballot issues. followed by a "Meet & Greet" with candidates running for District 4 judicial office, as well as candidates for local office. The event is free and open to the public. It will be televised live and rebroadcast on AC-TV.

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