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Government FAQs

You can search for information in Ohio’s constitution, laws, and administrative rules at codes.ohio.gov.

You can identify your current state senator or representative via an interactive map from the Ohio Legislature.

The Ohio Channel provides unbiased and commentary-free Statehouse coverage of legislative sessions, news conferences, meetings, and more.

You can register to vote or update your information via the Secretary of State’s online voter registration system. You can also contact your county board of elections.

You can search for the owners of a property in your neighborhood on your county auditor's website.

You can find information about property owned by the state from the Treasurer of State's office.

To find out when the General Assembly is in session, see the session schedule as well as the full legislative calendar from the Ohio Legislature.

You can access the current elections calendar from the Ohio Secretary of State.

Checkbook.ohio.gov is a searchable database of real-time state funding and spending.

Court records should be requested from the court that had jurisdiction in the case. Find contacts for local courts from the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Ohio’s Public Records and Open Meetings laws, collectively known as the “Sunshine Laws,” give Ohioans access to government meetings and records. You need to request public records from the state agency, board, or commission that holds that record.

Learn more about Ohio’s Sunshine Laws from the Ohio Attorney General’s office.

Check out research reports published by the Ohio Department of Development.

Learn about state symbols from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office.

Check out Profile Ohio from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office.