Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Board of Elections

October 29, 2013 - 4:13pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

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...

October 7, 2013 - 5:08pm
1 year 24 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 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 26 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...

August 5, 2013 - 10:29am
1 year 33 weeks ago

An important deadline is on the way for candidates looking to make the November ballot.

Wednesday at 4p.m. is the deadline for candidates wanting to run for trustee, village office or school board to turn in their paperwork. 

"They need to bring in a petition. There's a $30 filing fee and they also have to have valid required signatures for it to be on the ballot," said Director of the Board of Elections Chris Hamill. 

The number of...

April 1, 2013 - 7:57pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Residents of the West Muskingum and East Muskingum local school districts, and residents of the Village of Dresden are able to vote early at the Muskingum County Board of Elections beginning Tuesday, April 1.

"When they come in they don't need to bring anything. We have everything in our computer system. They'll give us their name and if they're not registered, we will register them and they can vote all at the same time," said Board of Elections Titles Director, Chris Hamill...

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 9, 2012 - 4:21pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

Ohio is making the final push to register people to vote.

Tuesday is the last day to register to vote and all of the state's 88 county elections boards will be open until 9 p.m. As soon as doors opened at the Muskingum County Board of Elections, voters have been steadily coming in.

"Right around sixty voters have come through and actually voted and then there's other people who have changed their address. I figure it will be at least triple that before the day is over...

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