Stories tagged with: Chris Hamill

April 30, 2014 - 11:08am
48 weeks 6 hours ago

Ohioans continue to cast their ballots as the primary election nears.

Secretary of State Jon Husted said that nearly 122,000 Ohioans have taken advantage of the early voting period, which began April 1.

Statewide this election features same party candidate contests, along with statewide ballot issues and about 600 local issues. Before you come to the polls the Muskingum County Board of Elections Director said there are five different ballot types, Republican, Democrat, Issues...

April 9, 2014 - 1:19pm
51 weeks 6 hours ago

The May primary is less than a month away, and it is looking like it may be a low turnout for this year's election.

Early voting opened April 1 but the Muskingum County Board of Elections Director is predicting only 17% of registered voters in the county to cast a ballot in this year's election.

"As of right now it's been very slow," said Chris Hamill, director of the MCBOE. "We have requested ballots so far 722 and voters have come in the office, we've...

March 31, 2014 - 10:29am
1 year 1 day ago

Your chance to cast your ballot for the May primary election begins Tuesday.

The Board of Elections will hold extended hours so those interested in casting their ballots early or registering to vote can do so. To make the elections uniform across the state Boards of Elections will open their doors at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. In Muskingum County voters will see several contested races.

"There are some state races," said Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill. "...

March 18, 2014 - 4:39pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Early voting for the May primary starts this Saturday for military and oversees voters. For other voters, you can cast your ballot early starting on April 1 and can do so by stopping by the Muskingum County Board of Elections.

"If you're wanting to vote for the two major parties, that's Democrat or Republican, and if you're wanting to vote for the minor parties, it's the Green or the Libertarians," said Chris Hamill, Director of the Muskingum County Board of ...

March 3, 2014 - 7:24pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Members of the Muskingum County Board of Elections were sworn in Monday afternoon.

Muskingum County Judge Eric Martin swore in two new board members, Karen Vincent and Charles Klein, along with Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill, and Deputy Director Teresa Howell.

"There's four board members and they are voted in a two year cycle," Hamill explained. "So there's one Republican and one Democrat voted, appointed back in and two years after that...

February 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Officials in Ohio are concerned that decade old voting technology could be at risk for problems in upcoming election, but local election officials say so far so good.

Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill says that her office purchased 279 Direct Recording Electronic voting machines in the spring of 2005. She says her office has yet to see significant problems.

"We actually have had very few complications with our voting machines. We do keep up with the...

January 3, 2014 - 7:35pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill, says those interested in running in the May 6 primary, need to get their papers into the board of elections by Feb. 5. Interested candidates can pick up petition forms up at their Seventh Street location.

"They'll have to come in and pick up petitions," said Hamill. "They'll circulate the petition and bring it back to our office."

Hamill says in the judges races, there are three...

November 7, 2013 - 5:49pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

The November general election is over but there's still work to be done.

Muskingum County Board of Elections employees are busy preparing for the official count of election results. Director Chris Hamill says the count will happen on Nov. 19.

"In the official count, any provisional ballots that are validated by the board will be counted in that total," explained Hamill. "As of right now, we have 99 that we are researching."

That means all voters who...

November 4, 2013 - 5:36pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The November general election is set to take place Tuesday.

Voting will start at 6:30 in the morning and will run until 7:30 in the evening. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill says finding out where to vote is an easy process.

"We do have 35 locations and 68 precincts," said Hamill. If you're wanting to know what precincts you are in you can go on our web site and you can view that or you can contact our office and we can let you know what...

October 7, 2013 - 5:08pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The November general election is less than a month away and Monday is the deadline to register to vote.

The Muskingum County Board of Elections has special hours Monday and will remain open until 9.

"Today is the last day if you are not registered to vote” says Director of the Board of Elections, Chris Hamill. “You must be registered in the state of Ohio and we are open until 9 pm tonight for you to come in and register to vote."

The Secretary of State...

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