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...
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...
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...
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...
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."
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...
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...
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...