Stories tagged with: Chris Hamill

February 5, 2013 - 3:37pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Time is running short for those hoping to run in the primary election.

Wednesday is the last day that candidates can turn in their paperwork to run for office.

"When they come in to file their petition has to be completely filled out," said Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill. "We just take the petition and stamp it in and then we review it after they have left the office."

It takes about an hour for the office to validate petitions depending on how...

January 14, 2013 - 3:43pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Many people seeking office in the City of Zanesville have picked up petitions to run for office.

So far no one has returned any completed forms. The deadline to run in the election is fast approaching. A candidate must have their forms in by February 6 to be on the ballot. The Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections said it's not unusual.

"They might wait till the last minute," said Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill. "You never...

October 30, 2012 - 5:07pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Tuesday marks one week until the general election, but the Muskingum County Board of Elections will be open this weekend for those who want to vote absentee. The Board of Elections will open its doors from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, and will be open Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m..

"If you're wanting to vote early, this is your last chance that you will be able to do it, so since we have extended the hours it does make it easier for the voters." explained Director Chris...

April 30, 2012 - 3:22pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections will have a new home after the fall...

Board members toured the old Work Release facility on Old Adamsville Road Monday to discuss what renovations will be made. Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill said the move is necessary.

"We need to move out of where we are due to the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center will be needing the area that we're in. So, if we come here, we can make it to suit our needs, and we will have a...

February 13, 2012 - 11:42am
2 years 22 weeks ago

Things are pretty quite at the Muskingum County Board of Elections.

Early voting is underway, but so far not many people have taken advantage of the option. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill said only 1,000 absentee ballots have been requested.

"Within the county there are no races for the party affiliation and with the presidential race for the Republicans some people have not decided how they want to vote," said Muskingum County Board of...

February 6, 2012 - 3:13pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

If you haven't registered for the March Primary, you only have a few hours left to do so.

Muskingum county residents have until 9 p.m. Monday to register to vote.

Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill said even though voter registration is ending, there is still time to request an absentee ballot.

"Today is the last day to register to vote, but you still have time to request an absentee ballot and the application," said Hamill. "You can call us for the...

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