- Congratulates New Americans that are voting first time
- 3.4 already cast their votes
“Ohio is ready, and the voice of Ohioans will be heard today in a free and fair election!” Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said in a video broadcast to Ohioans as 3.4 million voters have already cast their votes in the early voting and absentee balloting which took place between October 6, 2020 and November 2, 2020.
“Close to 4,000 locations opened up all over the buckeye state and staffed by over 56,000 trained election workers.”
He said that all right “safety protocols are in place.”
On the technical issues recorded early in the morning by the Franklin County where registered could not be checked digitally, Secretary Larose said, “everything has a contingency plan. Franklin County issue has been taken care of.
The register is being checked manually.
In his first update briefing, Secretary LaRose congratulated the new Americans in the state that were exercising their civic duties of voting for the first time in the United States.
Election was going peacefully at the Crossroad Baptist Church polling center in Columbus, Ohio with all the safety protocols being observed.
Meanwhile, the President Rajanikanth Katte has requested “everyone in the community to use this opportunity to Vote and make your voice heard. We owe it to ourselves and the future generations and make a difference.”
Also, President of the Nigerians in Diaspora Central Ohio, NIDO Buki Olaoye urged those yet to vote to take the opportunity to go vote.