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Secretary Husted Announces Ballot Board Meeting

COLUMBUS –  Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced he will convene the Ohio Ballot Board on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted & members of the Ohio Ballot Board

Meeting of the Ohio Ballot Board

Senate Finance Hearing Room
Ohio Senate Office Building
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

The Ballot Board will meet for the purpose of carrying out its duties under the Ohio Constitution Article II, Section I (g), including approving ballot language for the two statewide issues that will appear on the November 7, 2017 General Election ballot.

The Ballot Board will also direct the means by which the Secretary of State’s office will disseminate information concerning the proposed ballot initiatives to the voters. The members will vote to authorize the Secretary of State to contract for the publication of the ballot language, explanations, and arguments in a newspaper of general circulation in each county in the state as required by the Ohio Constitution.

Secretary Husted serves as the Chairman of the Ohio Ballot Board. Other members include State Senator Jay Hottinger, State Senator Michael Skindell, State Representative Kathleen Clyde and Mr. William Morgan.

Ballot Board meetings are open to the public and are also streamed live on the Ohio Channel here.

Additional Information:

Issue 1
Proposed Amendment for Issue 1
Initiated Constitutional Amendment Process

Issue 2
Proposed Law for Issue 2
Initiated Statute Process


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