Stories tagged with: Board of Elections

November 5, 2012 - 5:53pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

The November General Election is just a few hours away. For those who are waiting until Tuesday to fill out their ballot, the polls will open at 6:30 in the morning and will close at 7:30 at night. The Muskingum county Board of Elections spent most of Monday preparing for the big day.

"[Monday] is the day that presiding judges of each precinct are coming into the office and picking up their supplies and taking them to that location for election day." said Hamill.

A...

October 30, 2012 - 5:07pm
2 years 26 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...

October 24, 2012 - 3:16pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

Ohio Elections Chief says more than 800,000 people have already cast ballots during early voting with two weeks to go until Election Day.

Between mailed out ballots and in-person voting, a little over 11,000 people have cast their vote in Muskingum County. The Board of Elections expected the high numbers.
 

"Due to the Secretary of State mailed out the applications earlier and that did make an increase," said Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill.

The...

April 30, 2012 - 3:22pm
3 years 4 days 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
3 years 11 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...

October 4, 2011 - 10:35am
3 years 30 weeks ago

Early voting is underway and there's a new option for those wanting to vote early in this year's election.

In the past the Muskingum County Board of Elections has only offered paper ballots to those wanting to beat the rush to the polls in November. This year, one official said they'll offer voters a choice between paper ballots or the electronic voting machines.

"We're just trying something different to see if it works," said Chris Hamill. "It's more convenient...

August 29, 2011 - 2:35pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

The move to step-up smoking bans within Muskingum County is continuing.

Once again, Community Impact Team representatives, Kate Paul and Amy Davis met with Muskingum County Commissioners requesting their approval on a tobacco free campus policy. The proposed policy would effect the 205 North 7th Street building in Zanesville. Currently there is no smoking allowed in the building due to state law. Smoking is still permitted outside the building and along campus grounds. The proposed...

July 11, 2011 - 5:11pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

State laws bans smoking inside any public facility..one group wants to take it one step further.

Community Impact Team representatives, Kate Paul and Amy Davis met with Muskingum County Commissioners Monday to ask their approval to adopt a tobacco free campus policy at the 205 North 7th Street building in Zanesville. While there is no smoking allowed in the building due to state law, smoking is still permitted outside the building and along campus grounds. The proposed change...

November 16, 2010 - 8:41pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

The General Election results are now official.

To date, the unofficial results from November 2nd only included absentee ballots and votes from all the polling locations in Muskingum County, but the Board of Elections counted and added provisional ballots Tuesday morning. All of the winners in each race stayed the same.

"Basically it upped our totals. So there's no races or anything that way that's going to be an automatic recount, " says Executive Director, Chris Hamill...

October 25, 2010 - 3:58pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Early voting is underway.

Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill says 6,400 applications have been requested for absentee voters. She says some people aren't sure how they want to vote on Election Day.

"This way they can take their ballot and have it either mailed to them or they can carry their own ballot out of the office and they have the luxury to go home, sit down and review that ballot before they make a final decision," says Hamill.

She...

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