Stories tagged with: Primary Election

February 15, 2016 - 3:24pm
23 weeks 4 days ago
Ohioans wanting to vote in the upcoming presidential primary must register by Tuesday. Voters can get their registration forms online at or at county boards of elections. Those mailing in their registration forms must have them postmarked by Tuesday to be considered valid. All 88 county boards of elections and the secretary of state’s office will be open until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday to accept registration forms. The secretary of state’s office says all Ohio voters may begin voting...
December 9, 2015 - 5:29pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

The clock is ticking for those interested in running for the upcoming election.

Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Timothy Thompson said the deadline for candidate filings is quickly approaching.

"The deadline for candidate fillings is December 16th at 4 o' clock," Thompson said. "Candidates can bring in their petitions and submit them to the office for the primary election in March."

Thompson said there are no issues or options currently on...

April 6, 2015 - 6:15pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Center for Seniors asks voters for support in the upcoming election.

The center kicked off its campaign at the Ohio University-Zane State Campus Center Monday. If passed, the point 5 mill bond issue would allow the county to build a new senior center.

"It is vital that we have a facility that we own and can be in charge of repairs and take care of on our own," Executive Director, Ann Combs said. "We've rented this facility since 1998, for a...

April 6, 2015 - 3:14pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The May 5th primary is just under a month away, and Monday is the deadline to register to vote.

Board of elections across the state are open until 9 p.m... So more people can get registered to vote. But Director of the Muskingum County Board of Elections, Chris Hammil, said not many people registered Monday.

"We're basically not seeing a large volume of people coming in," Hammil said. "People typically do not vote in a primary and it doesn't make sense because...

February 2, 2015 - 4:35pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The race for mayor of Zanesville is shaping up.

City councilman at large, Rob Sharrer, has decided to make a second run at the city's top office. He ran unsuccessfully in the last mayoral election, but since then he has become a city councilman. He believes that experience will help him in his run for mayor.

"I think working on council has allowed me to keep my finger on the pulse of the city, see what's going on with the administration and with council, what's going on in...

April 30, 2014 - 11:08am
2 years 13 weeks ago

Ohioans continue to cast their ballots as the primary election nears.

Secretary of State Jon Husted said that nearly 122,000 Ohioans have taken advantage of the early voting period, which began April 1.

Statewide this election features same party candidate contests, along with statewide ballot issues and about 600 local issues. Before you come to the polls the Muskingum County Board of Elections Director said there are five different ballot types, Republican, Democrat, Issues...

February 5, 2013 - 3:37pm
3 years 24 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...

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