Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Thousands of people waited for hours in long lines during the last weekend of early voting in Ohio.
The damaging superstorm has been jeopardizing labor unions’ get-out-the-vote efforts in blue-collar areas of northeastern Ohio but contributing to record early-voting turnout in other parts of the battleground state.
The early voting period in Ohio is more than half over, and so far more than 33,000 have cast their ballots in person at Franklin Countyâ€™s early voting center on Morse Road. Thatâ€™s more than double the number who voted early four years ago. The voting center is abuzz with politicking and civic duty.
Supporters of both President Obama and Mitt Romney are doing their best to sway Ohio women in this key battleground state.
The Franklin County Board of Elections met for a special meeting Monday as Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted awaits a U.S. Supreme Court decision on early in-person voting for the three days before Election Day.
President Barack Obama’s campaign is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to consider the Ohio secretary of state’s appeal in a dispute over early voting in the presidential battleground state.
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 tomorrowâ€™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.