Wayne County

Elections by Year


2022 General Election

November 8, 2022

General Election
A General Election is the election in which federal and state officers, members of Congress and of the general assembly, county and township officers, and other officers appear on the ballot. General Elections are held the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November of each even-numbered year.

Public Notice

Election Results

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Archived Election Details

Auditor’s Office is now accepting Absentee Ballot Request Forms for the 2022 General Election.

Dates and Details

Tuesday, November 8
Election Day Polls are open 7am - 8pm.

Monday, November 7
Last day to vote absentee in person at the Auditor’s Office.

Saturday, November 5
Auditor’s office open 9am - 5pm.

Friday, November 4
Auditor’s Office open until 5pm.

Monday, October 24
Last day to submit a written request form for an absentee ballot to be mailed.
Last day to pre-register for the General Election
Auditor’s Office open until 5pm.

Wednesday, October 19
First day Absentee Ballots may be mailed or voted in the Auditor’s Office.
First day public notice may be published.

Saturday, September 24
UOCAVA absentee ballots must be ready.

Thursday, September 22
Auditor’s Office open until 5pm. Deadline to petition for a satellite absentee voting station.

Wednesday, August 31
Filing Deadline - County

Filing Deadline to file nomination papers for County Offices with the Auditor’s Office.
Last day to file nomination papers for county offices with the Auditor.  This includes NPPO candidates, candidates nominated by petition, candidate for non-partisan offices, such as Hospital Trustees, Soil and Water Commission and Ag Extension council and Democratic and Republican Parties’ nomination to fill ballot vacancies.  The Auditor’s Office will be open until the deadline of 5PM.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
First Day to submit absentee ballot request to the Auditor’s Office

First day to submit an absentee ballot request form to the Auditor’s Office.

Friday, August 26
Last Day for Vacancies - County

If a midterm vacancy in a county office occurs on or before this day and no special election is called to fill the vacancy, the office must be on the ballot to fill vacancy at the general election.  Political party nominations must be made by convention.

Monday, August 8th
County Candidate Filing Begins

First day for non-party political organization (NPPO) candidates and candidates nominated by petition to file nomination papers for county and township offices with the Auditor.

Sample Ballots (PDF)

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