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A poll worker helps a voter to a machine at Franklin County's early voting center in Columbus on Sunday, March 15. In-person voting for the March 17 primary was cancelled the next day and the mail-in deadline was extended to April 28.

Voters To Decide Primaries For Congressional 11th And 15th Districts Today

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Early voting has ended for special election primaries in Ohio’s 11th and 15th Congressional districts. Election day is Tuesday. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said low turnout is pretty common in August special elections like this one because many people are on vacation and not thinking about voting…. Read More

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Ohio’s Virus-Extended Primary Is Coming To An End

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s virus-extended 2020 primary is finally coming to end, nearly 10 weeks after voting began. Officials postponed in-person voting scheduled March 17 for safety amid the pandemic, and they wound up with a mostly vote-by-mail plan that will allow in-person voting Tuesday for some people with special circumstances. Ballots have to be… Read More

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Several Polling Locations Change in Southeast Ohio Due to Coronavirus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced several polling places will be moved due to the threat of COVID-19 in the state. LaRose has directed all county boards of elections to change voting places that are located where senior citizens reside. Ohio’s primary election is Tuesday, March 17. Below are locations… Read More

Jacksonville, Ohio- Voters cast in their ballots.

Making Election Day A Holiday? Statewide Officials Weigh In

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Ohio’s top elections official, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, says giving workers a day off for Election Day is an interesting idea, but he’s not convinced it’s the one and only solution. The city of Sandusky moved its paid city holiday from Columbus Day in October to Election Day. Local leaders said they wanted to prioritize that time as… Read More