Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
It costs 65 cents to return an absentee ballot in Franklin County this year. But the Board of Elections says ballots will be counted regardless of postage.
Tuesday brings the start of in-person early voting for Ohio’s 88 counties. The state’s elections chief says the state is ready.
Boards of elections around the state are getting ready for tomorrow’s start of early voting.
Early in-person voting beings Tuesday. And this year, the Franklin County Board of Elections thinks its choice for the early polling place will be easier on voters compared to the 2008 presidential election.
Ohio’s election chief is ordering county officials not to set any hours during the final days of in-person, early voting. That’s because the state is appealing a federal judge’s decision that allows all voters the chance to cast a ballot in the swing state on those days.
A federal judge in Ohio is giving all voters in the swing state the option of casting their ballot in person during the three days before Election Day.
Democrats in southwest Ohio are planning to move forward to replace two elections board members who have been fired by the state’s elections chief.
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is temporarily lifting his suspension of two Democratic county election officials who voted to extend early voting hours in the general election beyond the uniform, statewide hours the Republican set.
Democrats say thousands of Ohioans who voted in the presidential election in 2008 won’t be able to vote this year if weekend voting is not allowed. Republicans say this is just rhetoric being used to cause confusion in this election.
All Ohio counties will have the same hours for early voting. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Wednesday afternoon decided to order uniform hours for all counties during the early voting period.