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An overhead shot of the line behind the Franklin County Board of Elections early vote center around 3:30pm on Sunday, the final day of weekend early voting.

Long Waits Again As Thousands Cast Ballots At Close Of Weekend Early Voting In Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Thousands of Ohioans cast ballots on the final day of weekend early voting in Ohio – some for standing in line for hours. That includes many at the early voting center in the state capital. “We made it!” After more than two hours in line, voters audibly celebrated arriving… Read More

Early voters at the Athens County Board of Elections on Oct. 6, 2020

Early In-Person Voting Underway For Much Of Ohio Valley

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (OVR) — Christian County Clerk Mike Kem in western Kentucky has already seen COVID-19 enter his doors — three of his employees are currently isolated with the virus. Since his office is in charge of coordinating local elections in his county, he says that up-close experience with the virus has emphasized to him… Read More

A voting sign points into a polling location

Lines Long As Early Voting Begins Amid Pandemic Precautions

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NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Early voting has begun in Ohio, again looming as a potential swing state, but this time in a pandemic-altered election. Elections officials are hoping voters will take advantage of early voting opportunities between Tuesday and the Nov. 3 election day. Besides weekday voting, early voting will be available the two weekends… Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Voting Rights Group says this Primary’s Vote Total so Far is Just Half of 2016’s

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A voting rights organization says there are potentially a lot fewer voters who will cast ballots this year compared to the presidential primary four years ago. The group looked at totals so far for the March 17 primary that has been extended to April 28. Mike Brickner with All Voting is Local has compared numbers for… Read More