The Franklin Board of Elections, Columbus, Ohio has recorded 439 votes and mailed 8,964 absentee ballots in the first week of early voting in the 2017 General Elections expected to hold on Tuesday, November 7.
A breakdown of voting made available to the New Americans shows that 145 voted on first day Wednesday, October 11; 120 on Thursday and 165 on Friday.
A total of 844 voted in corresponding period in the 2015 general elections while 9,256 absentee ballots were mailed.
The early voting which is holding at the board’s complex, 1700 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio is opened as follow: –
·8:00 a.m. -5: 00 p.m. Wednesday, October 11 through Friday, October 27.
·8:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. Monday, October 30 through Friday, November 3.
·8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 4.
·1:00p.m. –5:00 p.m. Sunday, November 5.
·8:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m. Monday, November 6.
This election cycle has two state-wide issues and one county-wide issue.
Amendments or Referendums will take place in Grove City, Reynoldsburg, and Minerva Park.
Police levies will be on the ballot in Valleyview, Mifflin Township, and Sharon Township.
A fire levy will take place in Jefferson Township.
Two school levies will be on the ballot in New Albany-Plain and Upper Arlington School Districts.
Finally, Franklin Township voters will determine ifthey will adopt a limited home rule form of government.
Voters have the option of voting early by mail or in-person at the board of elections Wednesday, October 11 through Monday, November 6 by 2:00 p.m.at 1700 Morse Road.
Applications for an absentee ballot can be obtained through the website at http://vote.franklincountyohio.gov or by calling the board office at 614-525-3470.
Close of registration for the November 7 General Election is at 9:00 p.m. on October 10, 2017.