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ELECTION ADVISORY: Tomorrow is the OH-08 Special Democratic Congressional Primary Election

185 absentee ballots remain outstanding

COLUMBUS - Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced 667 voters have requested absentee ballots and 482 ballots have been cast in the Special Democratic Primary Election for the 8th Congressional District.

OH-08 Special Democratic Congressional Primary Election by the Numbers (as of September 12, 2016)

• 667 – Number of absentee ballot applications received.

• 482 – Number of absentee ballots cast.

o 294– Absentee ballots cast in person.

o 188 – Absentee ballots cast by mail.

The Eighth Congressional district is composed of Butler, Clark, Darke, Mercer, Miami and Preble Counties. A congressional district map can be found here.

Absentee Voting by Mail

Absentee ballots must be postmarked by September 12th and received by the voter’s board of elections by the 10th day after the election. Voters who have not yet returned their completed ballot may still return it in-person to their board of elections by the close of the polls tomorrow, 7:30 p.m.

Voter Toolkit

The online Voter Toolkit is a one-stop location for all necessary voting information. Ohio voters can visit MyOhioVote.com/VoterToolkit to check their voter registration status, find their polling location, view their sample ballot and track their mailed absentee ballot.

Voter Toolkit

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. 

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Additional Information:

•• Secretary Husted's previous statements on the OH-08 Special Congressional Democratic Primary Election

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Sam Rossi
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