Voter registration deadline is April 5

SIDNEY — As required by law, those who plan to exercise their right to vote in the May Special Election 2021 must be registered to vote at least 30 days before the election. The deadline to register with the Shelby County Board of Elections is April 5, 2021.

The Board of Elections Office is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on April 5, 2021. Also, anyone who may have moved and have not yet updated the address with the Board of Elections should do so by the same deadline.

Registration forms are available at the Shelby County Board of Elections, 230 E. Court St., Sidney, OH 45365. the office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registrations are also accepted by the following authorized agencies during their regular business hours:

• Amos Memorial Library, all branches

• One Stop Shop (BMV), 1000 Milligan Court, Sidney.

You may also register to vote online at the Secretary of State’s website, or

The qualifications to vote in the May 4, 2021, Special Election are:

• Must be a US citizen

• Must be 18 years old by April 5, 2021

• Must be a resident of Ohio for 30 days prior to the election

• Must register to vote 30 days prior to the election