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2018 General Election Advisory: 100 Percent Precincts Reporting

COLUMBUS – All precincts are now reporting and the unofficial results show 4,382,382 ballots cast with 54.3 percent turnout. The 2018 General Election's unofficial results are available at

Additionally, county boards of elections reported that 100,559 provisional ballots were cast. State law does not allow boards to begin counting these ballots until the 11th day after the election. Voters who cast a provisional ballot because they were not able to provide proper ID at the polls may return to their county board of elections within seven days of Election Day to provide an accepted form of ID to have their ballot counted.

A county-by-county breakdown of outstanding absentee ballots, provisional ballots cast and overall ballots cast is available by going to the unofficial results website,, and clicking on the "Ballots Cast" tab.


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