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Thursday, March 6, 2014

 

Secretary of State Husted: Daylight Saving Time is Great Opportunity to Update Voter Registration Information

Daylight Saving Time

COLUMBUS – As Ohioans prepare to “spring forward” this weekend, Secretary of State Jon Husted is encouraging voters to plan ahead and include updating their voter registration information as part of their Daylight Saving Time to-do list.

In addition to setting clocks ahead an hour and replacing smoke detector batteries, all Ohioans should check their voter registrations and change their addresses (if necessary). All of this can be done via Secretary Husted’s one-stop voter information website at www.MyOhioVote.com

This five-minute task will ensure voters are able to participate in this year’s elections with ease. 

“We have worked to make Ohio’s voting experience as convenient as possible, but voters still have a responsibility to ensure their personal information is up-to-date,” Secretary Husted said. “By taking just a few minutes to update their voter registration, our state’s electorate will be supporting our ongoing mission to ensure it remains easy to vote and hard to cheat in Ohio.”

Updated voter registrations enable voters to cast a regular ballot on Election Day, as opposed to a provisional ballot. In fact, the most common reason for voters being required to vote provisionally is because they have moved and not updated their address for voting purposes. 

By ensuring their information at the board of elections is up to date now, voters can request an absentee ballot to vote by mail or go to the polls on Election Day or during the hours for early in-person voting (here) without any hassle.

Key Dates & Deadlines in 2014

Ohio voters planning to go to the polls to vote in the May 6, 2014 Primary Election should have their voting information updated no later than voter registration deadline on April 7, 2014.

The General Election will take place on November 4, 2014, and some communities may choose to place local issues on the ballot this summer as part of the August 5, 2014 Special Election.

For more information about what’s on the ballot or to download a voter registration form, visit www.MyOhioVote.com.

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For more information, please contact Matt McClellan at (614) 995-2239.

 

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