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Secretary Husted: Ballots for Military & Overseas Voters Available Tomorrow

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Friday, September 18, 2015

SECRETARY HUSTED: BALLOTS FOR MILITARY & OVERSEAS
VOTERS AVAILABLE TOMORROW

Secretary Husted outlines key dates and deadlines for upcoming
November 3 General Election

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced voting for military and overseas voters begins this Saturday, September 19, 2015 for the upcoming General Election.

Military voters who have not yet registered to vote or submitted a request for an absentee ballot may still do so by visiting OhioMilitaryVotes.com or OhioVoterPassport.com for overseas voters. There they can download the Federal Post Card Application, register to vote and request an absentee ballot, read through frequently asked questions, track the status of their mailed ballot and sign up for election reminders via email and social media. All voters can also contact their county board of elections directly for more information.

Information on the three statewide ballot initiatives can be accessed on the Secretary of State’s website here.

Absentee Voting by Mail and In-Person
Non-military and overseas Ohio voters may begin voting on October 6, 2015 (first day after the close of registration) via in-person and by mail-in absentee ballot. For more information, visit MyOhioVote.com.

Register to Vote/Update Your Address
The deadline to register to vote in the November 3, 2015 General Election is October 5th (30 days before the election). Voter registration forms are available at MyOhioVote.com. Voters who need to update their address also have until October 5th, and can use the Online Change of Address System available at MyOhioVote.com.

Voting Information and Resources
To register to vote, update voting information, request an absentee ballot, find contact information for Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections or obtain more general information about the November 3rd General Election and how to participate, all Ohioans are encouraged to visit MyOhioVote.com.

Get Election Updates and Ohio’s Virtual Voting Sticker
All voters are encouraged to connect with “OhioSOSHusted” on Facebook and Twitter to get election 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 General Election.

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