Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Board of Elections

April 13, 2011 - 12:07pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Ohio's top elections official said it appears that thousands of voters considered active are anything but.

A report has found nearly 18,500 dead people on the state's voter rolls. In Muskingum County there were 89 possibly deceased voters that appear on the list.

The Director of the Board of Elections said they'll soon receive a list of names from the State Board of Elections and then have to cross reference the names on that list with names that appear on the State Health Board...

October 4, 2010 - 1:18pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

If you want to vote in the upcoming November Election and aren't registered, there's still time.

The Muskingum County Board of Elections will remain open until 9 Monday night for any last-minute sign-ups. People can also register at public libraries, public high schools, and bureau of motor vehicles locations.

"It would be easier for them to do it if they're closer to that area instead of our downtown area, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

Hamill says she'...

September 28, 2010 - 5:03pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

Early voting is officially underway in Ohio for the upcoming November Election.

The Muskingum County Board of Elections had everything ready for voters who were ready to cast their ballots.

"We've been very busy. We've had a steady flow of voters come in Tuesday, which is good. We've also mailed out several applications Tuesday, several ballots Tuesday," says Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

More than 1,500 ballots were sent out, and Hamill says she expects to...

September 22, 2010 - 4:36pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

Voting in the November Election begins in a few days.

Early voting starts Tuesday, September 28th. So far, 1,200 applications have been submitted, requesting an absentee ballot.

"It's a very good number. It's a high number. I look for more and more people to vote absentee. You have a lot of different parties or different groups that do send out applications for absentee ballots, " says Muskingum County Board of Elections Executive Director, Chris Hamill.

Hamill...

August 26, 2010 - 5:00pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections is preparing for early voting for this year's elections.

To vote absentee, you must already be a registered voter in the state of Ohio.

"You must be registered to vote thirty days before the election and the close of registration is October the fourth by 9 p.m.," said Director of Muskingum County Board of Elections Chris Hamill.

Any registered voter is allowed to vote using an absentee ballot. Hamill says there are a...

February 1, 2010 - 8:21pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The May Primary may be three months away, but the deadline to file to run for area positions or to put issues on the ballot is approaching. The cut off date is set for February 18th, no later than four p.m. and Muskingum County Board of Elections Executive Director, Chris Hamill, says there are a few things you can definitely expect to see this spring.

"You'll have you county commissioners. You'll have your county auditor. We also have the county central committee that are going...

November 2, 2009 - 5:10pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections is busy making sure each polling station is prepared to handle voters today.

Voters can come cast their ballots as early as 6:30 this morning. and the polls will close at 7:30 tonight.

Executive Director, Chris Hamill says to make sure you have a form of ID on you.

"Please make sure you review everything that is going to be on your ballot. So, when you go to the polls, you'll know exactly how you want to vote when you get...

September 30, 2009 - 5:55pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Voter turnout in this year's November Election is not expected to top last year's, which was a Presidential Election, but Muskingum County Board of Elections President, Chris Hamill, says her office is still busy and predicting a voter turnout of 40 percent. She also says it expects voting by absentee ballots to come in at 10 percent.

"I think we're higher than in previous, past elections. I think absentee voting is becoming quite a thing that everybody wants to do, " says...

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