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Secretary Husted: August Special Election Is Tomorrow

Monday, August 03, 2015

Secretary Husted: August Special Election Is Tomorrow

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today reminded voters that Election Day is tomorrow, with polls opening at 6:30am and closing at 7:30pm. All voters should know their polling location and bring the proper form of identification with them to the polls.

Election Ballot Issues
In total, 12 counties have 12 issues on the ballot in the August 4th Special Election. 

Absentee Voting by Mail
To cast an absentee ballot by mail, voters must complete, sign and seal their voted ballots, taking care to provide the required information, including proper identification. Voted ballots must be postmarked TODAY, the day before Election Day and received no later than 10 days after the election (August 14, 2015). Absentee ballots may also be delivered in person to boards of elections no later than the close of the polls on Election Day. They may not be returned at polling locations.

Check Your Registration
Voters can easily check their voter registration information, including voting address and polling location, online at You may also contact your county boards of elections to check your registration and polling location. 

Election Day Voting
Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Election Day. Voters choosing to head to the polls on Election Day need to remember to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct. Voters can check their polling place and precinct and get other important voting information by visiting

Get Elections Updates and Ohio’s Virtual Voting Sticker
Ohio voters are encouraged to link with “OhioSOSHusted” on Facebook and Twitter to get elections information and updates throughout the year.  Here they can also get a virtual voting sticker badge to let their friends and followers know they’ve participated in the election, whether they chose to cast their ballots by mail or in person. 

Vote in Honor of a Veteran
With Vote in Honor of a Veteran, voters may also demonstrate the pride they feel for a veteran by dedicating their vote to them. By participating in this program Ohioans help raise awareness about the importance of voting and highlight the powerful bond between our veterans and democracy. For more information on how to participate in this program visit


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