It is the candidate's responsibility to file a complete and accurate petition by the applicable deadline.

A candidate guide can be found at the Ohio Secretary of State's website.

Calendar of Events
Date Event
Every third Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted, 9:00 a.m. Geauga County Board of Elections Meeting, 470 Center Street, Building 6-A, Chardon, Ohio 44024
August 23, 2022
10:00 a.m.

The Geauga County Board of Elections will be holding a special Board meeting on August 23, 2022, at 10:00 AM for the purpose of:

  • August 2, 2022, Post Election Audit
  • Approve payment of bills
  • County ADP
  • Certify May 3, 2022 Chargebacks
  • Executive Session per ORC 121.22(G)(3) to conference with the Board’s legal counsel, Corey Colombo, concerning pending litigation and Executive Session per ORC 121.22 (G)(1) to consider the compensation of a public employee
  • Recognize Questions and Issues - 2022 General Election Ballot
  • Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Director Report
  • Deputy Director Report

The Public can view the meeting using the link below.

Directors and Board Members
Michelle D. Lane, (440) 279-2032
Deputy Director:
Nora McGinnis, (440) 279-2034
Board Members:
Dennis M. Pavella, Chair
Janet M. Carson
Edward M. Ryder
Joan A. Windnagel
Board Office Information
470 Center Street, Building #6-A
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Direct:  440-279-2030
440-285-2222, Extension 2030
Newbury & Burton Residents:  1-888-714-0006, Extension 2030
Fax #:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.