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Ohio Closing In On 2 Million Absentee Ballot Requests

24 Sep , 2020  

By Tyler Buchanan, Ohio Capital Journal

More Ohioans are embracing absentee voting this year than ever before, figures provided by Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose show.

A total of 1,784,004 absentee ballot applications had been received by the 88 county boards of elections offices as of Sept. 18, LaRose announced. That includes nearly 400,000 in just the week leading up to that date, meaning Ohio is well on pace to surpass 2 million absentee ballots requested.

The 1.78 million ballot applications received thus far in 2020 is already more than twice as many as received at the same point in 2016, according to LaRose.

Secretary of State Frank LaRose provided this chart showing that absentee ballot requests are way up (at this point in the election cycle) compared to previous years. More…

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Ohio Judge Derides Restriction Of One Ballot Box Per County

16 Sep , 2020  

By FARNOUSH AMIRI and JULIE CARR SMYTH Report for America/Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A directive that restricted Ohio counties to one ballot drop box in November was arbitrary and unreasonable, a county judge ruled Tuesday, delivering the Republican secretary of state in the presidential battleground another in a series of blows to his policies.

The office of Secretary of State Frank LaRose said he would soon appeal the decision by Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Richard Frye, assuming the judge follows through and invalidates the secretary’s drop-box order. More…

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Early Voting Schedule Set

8 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

With news circling around the issue of absentee and mail-in voting, the Richland County Board of Elections has a straightforward and easy way for you to cast your ballot in this year’s General Election before Election Day.

Early, in-person voting will be again be available at the Board of Elections at 1495 West Longview Avenue, in the Lower Level Classroom down the hall from the BOE Office. Hours that you may vote include: More…

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Early Voting Available Every Day Through Monday

10 Mar , 2020  

The 2020 Ohio Primary Election Day is taking place one week from Tuesday, and the Board of Elections will be open through Monday for early, in-person voting.

The dates and times are set as follows: More…

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Poll Workers Needed

15 Jan , 2020  

The Richland County Board of Elections has scheduled a class for Precinct Election Officials (Poll Workers) for the March 17 Primary Election.

This class for new workers has been scheduled for Wednesday evening February 26 at 6:00 PM at the Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Avenue in the Upper Level Classroom. If you enter through the front entrance from the main front parking area, the classroom will be to your right, past the elevators. More…

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It’s Not Too Late To Vote Early

30 Oct , 2019  

The Richland County Board of Elections is making it easy this year to vote early. Here are some dates and times to do that, together with some additional dates to remember.

The Board of Elections is open for early voting at 1495 West Longview in Mansfield on the following dates and times: More…

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Listen To Thursday’s Mansfield Mayoral Debate

19 Oct , 2019  

Weren’t able to catch Thursday’s debate between the two candidates for Mansfield Mayor? WMAN has that stream available on demand. Visit the link below.

Listen to the WMAN News Episode – Mansfield Mayoral Debate 2019 on iHeartRadio | iHeartRadio

News from 1400/98.3 WMAN Mansfield, OH … Show More October 17, 2019 * 88 min Mansfield’s largest, and perhaps most significant political debate is was held Thursday October 17 at the Renaissance Theatre. The debate featured incumbent Mayor Tim Theaker and Democratic challenger Councilman Don Bryant. Original airdate: 10/17/19.

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Voting Registration Deadline Nears

22 Sep , 2019  

The deadline to register to vote or change your address and/or name in the voter registration database for the November 5 General Election is Monday, October 7.

The Richland County Board of Elections office will be open that evening until 9:00 PM. This office is located at 1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 101 in the Longview Center. After 4:00 P.M., you must use the entrance at the lower lever back parking area at the southwest corner of the building. More…

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Board Of Elections Info: Early Voting Hours And Number Of Ballots Issued

2 Nov , 2018  

The deadline for Absentee/Early voting either by mail or in person at the Richland County Board of Elections, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Suite 101, is fast approaching. Absentee applications to vote by mail are available by going online to: www.richlandcountyoh.us/boe, and then tapping the Voting Information/Absentee Tab at the side of the page to print out a request form. If you’re requesting a ballot be mailed to you, the Board of Elections Office must receive a signed request from the voter/s by Noon on Saturday November 3. More…

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NECIC Meet The Candidates Night

18 Oct , 2018  

If you missed the North End Community Improvement Corporation’s Meet the Candidates night, you can view a repeat of their Facebook Live coverage at this location.

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NECIC Hosting Candidates Night; Will Livestream And Live Tweet

8 Oct , 2018  

North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) will host Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday, October 17, from 6 to 8 PM, at their office, 134 N. Main St., Mansfield. In addition to their platform, candidates will be asked to share their views on issues of importance to North End residents, especially resident recommendations outlined in the NECIC North End Community Economic Development Plan, concisely explained in its Executive Summary. More…

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Tuesday Is Voter Registration Deadline; Early Voting Times Announced

8 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Board of Elections is reminding voters that the deadline to register to vote or change your name/address in the 2018 General Election on November 6 is this Tuesday, October 9. The Board Office will be open until 9:00 PM that night. More…

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Absentee Voting Starts Today For Special Congressional Election

10 Jul , 2018  

The Office of the Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has reminded voters that the start of absentee voting in the August 7 Special 12th Congressional District General Election is today, July 10, for all registered Ohio voters. More…

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Election Day Is Tuesday; What You Need To Know

4 Nov , 2017  

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is reminding voters there is still time to vote in the November 7 General Election. By the time polls close on Tuesday, Ohio voters will have had four weeks to cast their ballots during the early voting period that began on October 11. More…

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Absentee, Early Voting Now Underway

12 Oct , 2017  

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced that absentee voting in the November 7th General Election began yesterday, October 11 for all registered Ohio voters. Voter registration for that election has now closed.

The full, detailed and interactive 2017 elections calendar is available here. More…