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2008 Advisories

Advisory No. Date Released Title
2008-34 October 31

International Observers

Rescinded by Dir2012-21

2008-33 October 31 Clarification of Court Order
2008-32 October 30 Search Procedures When Using the Statewide Voter Registration Database
2008-31 October 28 Paper Ballots, Provisional Voter, and Other Election Day Supplies
2008-30 October 28 Best Practices for Posting Precinct Results
2008-29 October 8 UOCAVA Voters - Uniformed Services and Overseas Absentee Voters
2008-28 October 6

Absentee Ballot Application From Voters Whose 60-day Notices were Returned

Rescinded by Dir2012-26

2008-27   Revised Forms for Voter Challenges
2008-26 September 29 Clarification of Utility Bills Used as Voter Identification for Voters Living in Residential Facilities
2008-25 September 24 Voting Rights of Persons Facing Home Foreclosure
2008-24 September 23 Observers During In-Person Absentee Voting
2008-23 September 22 Required Information for Accepting and Processing a Completed Voter Registration Application
2008-22 September 5 Privacy of Provisional Voter and Provisional Ballot Information
2008-21 August 28 Am. Sub. HB 562: Amendments affecting School District Tax Levies under RC. 5705.194 and 5705.199
2008-20 August 18

Election Night Bipartisan Team Transport of Ballots

Rescinded by Dir2012-46

2008-19 August 18

Extended office hours during the time period for absentee voting

Rescinded by Dir2012-26

2008-18 August 15

Issuance and acceptance of absentee ballots for boards of elections that have established an alternate polling location for in-person absentee voting

Rescinded by Dir2012-26

2008-17 August 14 2008-17 Federal Court Order Granting Ballot Access and Party Designation to Libertarian Party of Ohio Candidates
2008-16 Aug. 8 Rights of Persons Convicted of Felonies
2008-15 Aug. 7 17-Year-Old Poll Workers
2008-14 Aug. 4 Voter Registration Activities
2008-13 Aug. 4 Poll Worker Party Affiliation
2008-12   Use of a Military Identification Card for the purpose of voting

Five-Minute Voting Rule

Rescinded by Dir 2013-02

2008-10 Jul. 18 Reporting Facts of Investigations
2008-09 Jul. 18 For August Special Elections Only - Backup Optical Scan Ballots Not Mandated for Voters in DRE Counties for 2008 August Special Elections
2008-08   Updated Signatures
2008-07   Chargebacks
2008-06 Mar. 7 Board of Voting Machine Examiners' February 12, 2008 Meeting
2008-05 Feb. 29 Am. S. B. 286 (127th General Assembly) – To Amend Section 3506.21; Optical Scan Ballot Marking Requirements
2008-04 Feb. 26 Additional Information Concerning Optical Scan Ballots for Voters in Counties using DREs
2008-03 Feb. 26

Polling Place Conduct; Media Access to Polling Locations; and Exit Polling Within 100 Feet of a Polling Place

Rescinded by Dir2012-29 

2008-02 Feb. 22

Summary Statements

Rescinded by Dir2008-87

2008-01 Feb. 21 Board of Voting Machine Examiner's Decision On Electronic Poll Books
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