Early voting starts today in Ohio

Staff Report

Early voting for the Nov. 5 general election begins today around the State of Ohio.

From Oct. 8 to Oct. 25, early in-person voting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday, with the exception of Columbus Day on Oct. 14. From Oct. 28 to Nov. 1, in-person voting will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

There will be in-person voting Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1-5 p.m., and Monday, Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Those who would like a mail-in absentee ballot can find an application at www.fultoncountyoh.com/1058/Board-of-Elections.

Issues on the ballot include countywide levies in Fulton and Lucas counties for senior citizen services.

In Fulton County, a five-year, 1.6-mill renewal and 0.1-mill increase will be decided on. In Lucas County, there will be a 0.60-mill renewal with a 0.15-mill increase for five years.

They are for providing and maintaining senior citizens services and facilities.

There are also many candidates on the ballot throughout the county. There are races for mayor, city and village councils, township boards of trustees, and township fiscal officers.

Early in-person voting in Fulton County is held at the Board of Elections, 135 Courthouse Plaza in Wauseon.

In Lucas County it is at the Michael DiSalle Government Center in Toledo, 1 Government Center, third floor, suite 300.


Staff Report