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2011 Directives

Directive No. Date Released Title
2011-49 December 30

List of Candidates Certified to the March 6, 2012 Primary Election Ballot

Candidate Reporting Forms

2011-48 December 30 Voting System Battery Maintenance
2011-47 December 30 Election Administration Plans
2011-46 December 28 2011 Annual Report: Expenses of the Board
2011-45 December 27 Ballots for March 6, 2012 Primary Election
2011-44 December 22 Initiative Petition Proposing an Addition to the Ohio Revised Code filed December 22,
2011-43 December 20 Challenges Based on Party Affiliation
2011-42 December 19 Appointments to the Board of Elections in Each County for Full Terms Commencing March 1, 2012 and Reorganization
2011-41 December 16 Sub. H.B. 369 (Deadlines and Information Regarding 2012 Primary)
2011-40 December 16 Instructions Regarding the Examination and Verification of Petitions from Candidates for Statewide Office
2011-39 November 28 Supplemental Referendum Petition Against Am. Sub. H.B. No. 194 of the 129th General Assembly
2011-38 November 1 Continued Ballot Access for Minor Political Parties in Ohio in 2012
2011-37 October 27 Recount Procedures
2011-36 October 27 Official Canvass and Report Forms for November 8, 2011 General Election
2011-35 October 17 Initial Petitions Filed re: Prospective Referendum Petition Against Substitute House Bill No. 319 (Congressional Districts) of the 129th General Assembly


October 17 (Issued pursuant to court order) Reminder to Boards of Elections to Comply with the NEOCH Consent Decree and Post the Required Notice
2011-33 October 14 Directing Voters to the Correct Precinct and Polling Location
2011-32 October 13

H.B. 319, Congressional Redistricting, Statehouse Legislative Redistricting and New Mandatory Mailing Requirement

Rescinded by Dir 2011-41

2011-31 October 11 Unofficial Canvass
2011-30 September 29 Referendum Petition Against HB 194
2011-29 September 12 Rescinding Directive 2011-24
2011-28 September 1 Libertarian Candidates
2011-27 August 30 General Election Ballots
2011-26 August 22

Prohibition Against Mailing Unsolicited Absentee Applications

Rescinded by Dir 2014-18

2011-25 August 8 Initial Petitions Filed re: Prospective Referendum Petition Against Am. Sub. H.B. 194 (Elections Enhancement Law) of the 129th General Assembly
2011-24 July 22

Withdrawal of Candidacy

Rescinded by Dir 2011-29

2011-23 July 21 Initial Petition Filed Prospective Ref. on Am Sub 194
2011-22 July 7 Reviewing Circulator Statements on Statewide Issue Petitions
2011-21 July 7 Constitutional Amendment Proposed by Initiative Petition
2011-20 June 30 State Issue Petitions
2011-19 June 29

Upgrade to Assure 1.2 for Premier Counties

Rescinded by Dir2012-46


June 10

Petition Pre-Check Practices
2011-17 May 26 Instructions Regarding the Examination and Verification of State Issue Petitions
2011-16 April 20 Reminder to Boards of Elections to Comply with the NEOCH Consent Decree and Post the Required Notice
2011-15 April 18 General Voter Records Maintenance Program
2011-14 April 7 Initial Petitions Filed re: Prospective Referendum Petition Against Am. Sub. S.B. No. 5 (collective bargaining law affecting public employees) of the 129th General Assembly
2011-13 April 6 Initial Petitions Filed Against SB 5
2011-12 March 25 Recounts
2011-11 March 18 Official Canvass and Report Forms May 3, 2011 Primary/Special Elections 
2011-10 March 17 Unofficial Canvass (May 3 Primary Election)
2011-09 February 16 17-Year-Old Voters in a Primary Election 
2011-08 February 16 2011 Primary Ballots 
2011-07 February 16 Candidate Report Form for 2011 Primary Elections 
2011-06 January 14 Submission of Tie Votes
2011-05 January 12 Directive 2011-04 and the Mandatory Recount for Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge
2011-04 January 10 State ex rel. Painter et al. v. Brunner - Superseding Directive 20I1-03
2011-03 January 7

"Wrong Precinct, but Correct Polling Place" Provisional Ballots

Rescinded by Dir 2011-04

2011-02 January 7 Issued Pusuant to Court Order - Hamilton County
2011-01 January 6 Minor Political Parties
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