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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 Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

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

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

In accordance with Ohio law, the Ballot Board will meet for the purpose of carrying out its duties under the Ohio Constitution Article XVI, Section I, including approving ballot language for the statewide issue that will appear on the May 8, 2018 Primary Election ballot — a constitutional amendment regarding congressional redistricting that was proposed by the Ohio General Assembly.
The Ballot Board will also determine whether a proposed constitutional amendment regarding Kidney Dialysis Patient Protection contains only one proposed amendment. Once the certification is received from the Attorney General, the Ballot Board has 10 days to complete this task.
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.

Additional Information:
Congressional Redistricting Amendment
Substitute Senate Joint Resolution Number 5
General Assembly Initiated Constitutional Amendment Process
Kidney Dialysis Patient Protection Amendment
Certification Letter from the Attorney General
Proposed Amendment

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