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...
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...
If you're a registered voter and plan on voting early, you have until Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. to cast your ballots before the general election. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Chris Hamill said registered voters can stop by the Board of Elections to vote Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you have recently moved, you should also notify them of the change.
"If a person who has a change of address needs to come in...
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...