Stories tagged with: Chris Hamill

October 1, 2013 - 5:00pm
1 year 25 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 27 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...

August 20, 2013 - 5:12pm
1 year 31 weeks ago

Monday was the deadline to get in all petitions for the November 5 election.

"We will have the candidates in the city. There will be several out in the townships," said Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections, Chris Hamill. "The trustees, villages, school boards, tax levies and also local liquor options."

Hamill says there were 131 candidate petitions, 17 tax levies and four local options filed. She says the board met last night to certify the...

May 20, 2013 - 3:49pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections is finding itself in a space crunch.

The County Commissioners met with six members of the Board of Elections Monday  to discuss additional office space. Director,Chris Hamill says that their office needed more room and she believes they made a good decision.

"We basically decided on what location we were going to stay at. We are going to stay at our current location but we are going to store some of our units off site and we...

May 6, 2013 - 2:30pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The May Primary is Tuesday and some registered voters will be heading to the polls.In Muskingum County it's being called a special election featuring just three issues.

Director of the Board of Election, Chris Hamill says that only certain areas are voting in this election.

"If you are in the West Muskingum, East Muskingum local school districts or the Village of Dresden you will be the only voters eligible to vote tomorrow, " said Hamill.

The three issues on the...

April 30, 2013 - 4:45pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The May primary is one week from Tuesday. In Muskingum County it's being called a special election featuring just three issues.

On May 7th, the election will take place. Board of Election Director, Chris Hamill say only certain people will vote next Tuesday.

"The only voters eligible to vote in this election are the voters who reside in the East Muskingum local school district,the West Muskingum local school district, and the Village of Dresden," Hamill said.

The...

February 20, 2013 - 4:57pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Board of Elections announced this week that there will not be a May primary this year but instead a special election.

There are no contested races this year but there are three levies voters in 25 precincts will vote on. Director Chris Hamill says issues in the West Muskingum and East Muskingum School Districts top the list.

Chris Hamill, Director for the Board of Elections said, "The West Muskingum School District will be having emergency...

February 5, 2013 - 3:37pm
2 years 7 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
2 years 10 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
2 years 21 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...

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