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Absentee ballots available on Oct. 10

• Sep 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Absentee ballots will be available beginning on Oct. 10 from the Huron County Board of Elections for the General Election being held on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

This election is for all registered voters in Huron County.

You may vote an absentee ballot in person from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 10 to Friday, Oct. 26 at the Board of Elections office at 180 Milan Ave., Norwalk. The office also will be open for voting from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, as well as from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 and Saturday, Nov. 3; from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4; and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.

A written application requesting an absentee ballot must include the following:

• Your name and voting address in Huron County

• The date of election for which you are requesting a ballot.

• The mailing address to which you want your ballot sent, if different from your home address.

• Your birth date

• Your Ohio driver’s license number (which begins with 2 letters and is followed by 6 numbers, OR

• The last four digits of your Social Security Number, OR

• A copy of a current and valid photo identification, OR

• A current utility bill, OR

• A bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.

• A statement that you are a qualified elector of Huron County.

If requesting a ballot by mail, your written request must be received by U.S. Mail at the board office by noon Saturday, Nov. 4.

Voted absentee ballots must be received at the board office by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day or postmarked by the day before the election which is Nov. 5 and received by the 10th day after the election. By law, ballots cannot be delivered to the polls.

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