Early voting steady in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Early voting across the state and in the Mahoning Valley has been rigorous this election season.

Over 150,000 absentee ballots have been requested across the state. In Mahoning County, 3,949 ballots have been requested, 2,711 have been requested in Trumbull County and 620 in Columbiana County.

Early voting began April 1.

Voted ballots must be postmarked the day before Election Day and received no later than the 10th day after the election (May 16, 2014). Absentee ballots may also be delivered in person to boards of elections no later than the close of the polls on Election Day. They may not be returned at Election Day polling locations.

Voters wanting to cast an absentee ballot by mail have until Saturday, May 3rd at noon to request an absentee ballot by contacting their county board of elections for more information, or by downloading an absentee ballot request form at MyOhioVote.com.

Election Day Voting

Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Election Day. Voters choosing to head to the polls on Election Day need to remember to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct.

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