Early voting underway for Nov. election


Staff Report



Early in-person voting is underway for the Nov. 7 general election.

In Fulton County, early voting is at the Fulton County Board of Elections, 135 Courthouse Plaza in Wauseon. In Lucas County, it is at the Ohio Means Jobs building, 1301 Monroe St.

Now through Oct. 27, early voting will be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. From Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 it will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 4, early voting is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5. The final day of early in-person voting is Monday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For those who will not vote in person, an absentee ballot application can be found at http://www.fultoncountyoh.com/index.aspx?nid=1058.

There will be several local issues on the ballot in the Swanton.

There will be one countywide issue in Fulton County: a renewal and increase is proposed for the county 911 system. A five-year, 0.7-mill renewal with a 0.3-mill increase is on the ballot.

In Lucas County a renewal levy for Metroparks of the Toledo Area for 10-years, at a rate of 1.4-mills is on the ballot.

Evergreen Local Schools are seeking a five-year renewal and decrease for the district’s income tax. Approval would decrease the amount of the tax to 0.25 percent.

Fulton Township voters will see a five-year, 0.75-mill replacement levy for fire and rescue services. Pike Township voters will also decide on a replacement levy, a five-year, 0.5-mill levy for fire protection and EMS services.

Amboy Township has a five-year, 1 -mill levy renewal for fire and rescue services on the ballot.

Voters in the Swanton Two precinct will decide on Sunday sales of spirituous liquor at the Swanton Sports Center, 610 N. Main St.

Staff Report