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All issues contain: a message from the Secretary of State, Media Buzz, It’s a Date, Boost Your Vocabulary, Election Word Search, Every Vote Counts, Master the Machines, PEO Red Capet, BOE Spotlight and PEO Submissions.

Click here to view Volume 6, Issue 2 (November 2016)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p. 1)
  • Preparing for Election Day (p. 2-3)
  • P.E.O. Red Carpet Awards (p. 4-5)
  • Online Voter Registration (p. 6)
  • Safe at Home (p. 7)
  • Reinforcing the Facts (p. 8)
  • Rules to Remember (p. 9-10)
  • Ohio: Pathway to the Presidency (p. 11)
  • Ohio's Ranking Improves (p. 11-12)
  • Remembering our Heroes (p. 13)
  • County Match (p. 14)
  • It's a Date... (p. 15)

Click here to view Volume 6, Issue 1 (March 2016)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p. 1)
  • Battleground 2016 (p. 2-3)
  • P.E.O. Recruitment Gets a New Look (p. 4)
  • P.E.O. FAQs (p. 5)
  • Election Official of the Year Award Winners (p. 6)
  • Bright I.D.E.A. Awards (p. 7)
  • Golden Soap Dish Award (p. 8)
  • 17-Year-Old Voters (p. 9)
  • Ohio Presidents (p. 10)
  • County Match (p. 11)
  • It's a Date... (p. 12)

Click here to view Volume 5, Issue 2 (November 2015)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p. 1)
  • What's on the Ballot Statewide (p. 2)
  • P.E.O. Best Practices (pp. 3-4)
  • Good Bye Paper Cuts and Hello New Technology (p. 5)
  • Push for Online Voter Registration (p. 5)
  • Portage County P.E.O. Red Carpet Winners (p. 6)
  • Making Ohio the Best Place to do Business, Hire Workers (p. 7)
  • More than Just a Building (p. 8)
  • County Match (p. 9)
  • It's a Date... (p. 10)

Click here to view Volume 5, Issue 1 (April 2015)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • Is the May 5, 2015 election a primary election? (p.2)
  • You Can Make a Difference (p.2)
  • Media Buzz (p.3-5)
  • Preparation in 2015 is the Key for Success in 2016 (p.6)
  • Secretary Husted Testifies on Maintaining Voter Rolls (p.7)
  • Teamwork (p.7)
  • Remember It's Important (p.9)
  • New Format of Ohio's Driver License and State ID Cards (p.8)
  • County Match (p.9)
  • It's a Date (p.10)

Click here to view Volume 4, Issue 2 (October 2014)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • PEO Training Course (p.1)
  • Changes In Law Affect Elections This Fall (p.2)
  • A Wonderful Tool (p.3)
  • The Governor’s Election Affects You as a Precinct Election Official (p.3)
  • PEO Red Carpet (p.4)
  • Allen and Seneca Counties Share How They Broke the Tie (p.5)
  • Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Shares the Message: Every Vote Counts (p.6)
  • You Can Make a Difference - Be a Torchbearer! (p.7)
  • County Match (p.8)
  • It’s a Date (p.8)
  • School Your Parents (p.9)
  • Take a Peek, It’s New…(p.9)

Click here to view Volume 4, Issue 1 (May 2014)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • PEO Training Course (p.1)
  • Helping Eligible 17-Year-Old Voters (p.2)
  • Challenging a Voter During a Partisan Primary Election (p.2)
  • Voting in a Partisan Primary (p.3)
  • Record Keeping at the Polling Place (p.3)
  • Voting Location Guide (p.3)
  • Media "Buzz" (p.4)
  • Ohio Election Law Update (p.6)
  • Better Rolls, Better Elections (p.6)
  • It's a Date (p.7)

Click here to view Volume 3, Issue 2 (November 2013)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • PEO Training Course (p.1)
  • Secretary of State Husted Addresses Presidential Commission on Election Administration (p.2)
  • Boost Your Vocabulary (p.2)
  • Registration: The First Step in Voting (p.3)
  • PEO Red Carpet (p.4)
  • Every Vote Counts (p.5)
  • Elections in Odd-Numbered Years (p.6)
  • Legislative Updates (p.6)
  • Mahoning County's Switch From Touch Screen to Optical Scan (p.7)
  • It's a Date (p.7)
  • Master the Machine (p.8)
  • Provisional Voting Reminders (p.9)

Click here to view Volume 3, Issue 1 (April 2013)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • PEO Training Course (p.1)
  • Supplemental Information When Conducting a Partisan Primary Election (p.2)
  • PEO Red Carpet: Montgomery & Lake Counties (p.3)
  • It's a Date (p.4)
  • Every Vote Counts (p.4)
  • BOE Spotlight: Franklin County Board of Elections (p.5)
  • Boost Your Vocabulary (p.6)
  • Fast Facts (p.6)
  • Media Buzz (p.7, 8)

Click here to view Volume 2, Issue 2 (November 2012)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • PEO Training Course (p.1)
  • Election Day Reminders: PEO FAQs (p.2)
  • PEO Red Carpet: Clermont & Ross County (p.3)
  • PEO Submissions: Fairfield County (p.4)
  • Important Dates (p.4)
  • BOE Spotlight: Poll workers honored at ceremony (p.5)
  • Every Vote Counts: Are the Accessible Voting Machines Ready? (p.5)
  • Boost Your Vocabulary: Observer (p.6)
  • Master the Machines: ADA Accessibility Equipment (p.6)
  • Media Buzz: Secretary of state kicks off drive to recruit poll workers (p.7)
  • Fast Facts (p.8)
  • Guardians of Democracy (p.8)

Click here to view Volume 2, Issue 1 (February 2012)

  • Message from Secretary Husted (p.1)
  • Important Election Day Reminders (p.2)
  • PEO Red Carpet: Defiance County (p.3)
  • PEO Submissions: Williams County (p.4)
  • Media Buzz: Poll Worker Recognized (p.4)
  • BOE Spotlight: Keith Cunningham, SOS Special Projects Manager (p.5)
  • Every Vote Counts: Precinct Election Officials (p.5
  • Boost Your Vocabulary: Precinct Voting Location Guide (p.6)
  • Master the Machines: Matt Masterson, Elections Administrator (p.6)
  • Word Search & Refer a PEO (p.7)

Click here to view Volume 1, Issue 2 (October 2011)

  • Important Election Day Reminders (p.2)
  • Every Vote Counts: Election Day Accessibility Readiness (p.2)
  • PEO Red Carpet: Lorain County (p.3)
  • PEO Submissions: Hamilton County (p.4)
  • Media Buzz: Earthquake rattles Virginia primary (p.4)
  • BOE Spotlight: Jo Friar, Ottawa County BOE director (p.5)
  • Master the Machines: DRE voting system (p.6)

Click here to view Volume 1, Issue 1 (July 2011)

  • Media Buzz: Secretary Husted announces Election Official of the Year winner (p.1)
  • Get in Shape: PEO training tools (p.2)
  • Every Vote Counts: Communicating with voters with disabilities (p.2)
  • Master the Machines: Optical Scan voting system (p.2)
  • BOE Spotlight: Bright I.D.E.A. Award recipients (p.3)
  • PEO Red Carpet: Nominate a PEO (p.3)
  • Important Election Dates (p.4)
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