Stories tagged with: Chris Hamill

March 31, 2014 - 10:29am
1 year 22 weeks 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 24 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 26 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 28 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 34 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 43 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 43 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 47 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...

October 1, 2013 - 5:00pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

As of Tuesday, Ohio voters can begin casting absentee ballots for the November 5th general election.

The election is a little more than a month away and if you would like to vote before the day of the election, it is an easy process of just filling out an application.

"You may come to our office between the hours of eight and four, Monday through Friday,” said Director of Board of Elections, Chris Hamill. “Or you can call our office and request an application...

September 23, 2013 - 10:26am
1 year 49 weeks ago

Important deadlines approach as we near the November Fifth general election.

Starting October 1, those wishing to vote absentee can do so from 8a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Muskingum County Board of Elections. The Director of the Board of Elections said when it comes to this ballot it's relatively simple for voters.

"When they come in to vote they'll just have certain candidates on the ballot," said Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill. "If they are in a township they...

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