Tuesday is Election Day and the polls will be open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM

Over 300,000 ballots requested, over 260,000 Ohioans have voted.
Tomorrow is Election Day, still time to return absentee ballots.
 
Columbus, Ohio – On the eve of Election Day for the May 8 Primary Election, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 300,765 absentee ballots had been requested through 2 PM Monday. Thus far, 260,443 Ohio voters have cast their ballots.
 
Based on an informal survey of Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections, as of Monday, May 7:
 
At this same point during absentee voting in 2014, nearly 254,000 absentee ballots had been requested and nearly 202,000 ballots had been cast.
 
The unofficial data collected through the informal board of elections survey also shows the number of absentee ballots requested and cast by ballot type.
 
During the 2018 Primary Election, voters will decide a statewide ballot issue, a number of state and local races, as well as a total of 479local issues across 83 counties. You can view the list of candidates for statewide, congressional, state legislative, and court of appeals offices online at MyOhioVote.com. Information on local contests is available by contacting the county board of elections.
 
Tuesday is Election Day and the polls will be open from 6:30 AM to 7:30 PM. Voters need to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct. Voters can check their polling place and precinct, and get other important voting information by visiting www.MyOhioVote.com.
 
Voters who received a mail-in absentee ballot must either get it postmarked and in the mail today, or drop it off at their county board of elections by 7:30 PM Tuesday. Completed mail-in absentee ballots cannot be returned at polling locations. To make sure their ballots are counted, voters need to complete, sign and seal their voted ballots, taking care to provide the required information, including proper identification.
 
To ensure voters in Ohio have a positive experience, Secretary Husted established the Voter Toolkit – an online, one-stop location for all necessary voting information. Ohio voters can visit MyOhioVote.com/VoterToolkitto check their voter registration status, find their polling location, view their sample ballot and track their absentee ballot.
 
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PLEASE NOTE: Results for write-in candidates will notbe available on election night. Additionally, results for local elections, such as county races, school levies and tax levies, will notbe available through the Secretary of State’s Election Night Reporting website. You must contact county boards of elections for local election information.

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