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DeWine: “No Ohioan Should Have to Pay…Just to Cast a Ballot”

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal DeWine: “No Ohioan Should Have to Pay…Just to Cast a Ballot”

By Marty Schladen Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said he did not agree with a decision by the legislature, which is controlled by his fellow Republicans, not to pay postage on mail-in ballots. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ohioans are expected to rely heavily on mail-in voting as they did in the primary. But as officials prepare […]

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Don’t Vote Twice, Ohio Secretary of State Office Says

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Don’t Vote Twice, Ohio Secretary of State Office Says

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio elections officials are urging voters to take advantage of absentee voting this fall, noting it is a safe option amid the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump has repeatedly spread misinformation about the practice of voting by mail, and this week has encouraged voters to potentially cast multiple ballots — an illegal practice that is a fourth-degree […]

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How to Use Voter Drop Boxes This Fall

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal How to Use Voter Drop Boxes This Fall

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio voter drop boxes are shaping up to play an important role in the election process this fall. Each of Ohio’s 88 counties will feature one drop box and they can be used for more than just dropping off completed ballots. The 88 county boards of election offices must all have their drop […]

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Update: Polls Are Closed Today After Order From Director of Health

Walker Evans Walker Evans Update: Polls Are Closed Today After Order From Director of Health

Update (3/17 9:45am) — This post has been updated multiple times to include the most current information as this story continues to develop. Polling locations are closed today for in-person primary voting after the state issued a public health order late last night signed by Dr. Amy Acton, the state’s Director of Health. “To avoid an […]

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Map: Ohio Polling Locations Affected by Coronavirus

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Map: Ohio Polling Locations Affected by Coronavirus

By Tyler Buchanan Many Ohioans have been assigned a new polling location for the March 17 primary election, and voters are urged to use the state’s search tool to determine their correct polling place. The change to nearly 150 polling locations is due to recent coronavirus concerns. The locations are within nursing homes, and Secretary of […]

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Early Voting is Underway in Ohio

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Early Voting is Underway in Ohio

By Tyler Buchanan Those eager to cast their primary ballots will not have to wait any longer. Early voting has begun in Ohio, weeks ahead of the March 17 primary election. This election features elections between candidates of the same political party, along with some ballot issues. Which political party are you? Ohio is considered an […]

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There is still time to register to vote in Ohio’s primary election. Here is how.

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal There is still time to register to vote in Ohio’s primary election. Here is how.

By Tyler Buchanan The primary election is approaching in Ohio, and there is still time to register to vote in that election. Voters who are already registered also have a short time left to update their addresses ahead of the March 17 primary. The deadline to register and to update registrations is Tuesday, Feb. 18. How to […]

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