from Board of Elections
Absentee voting for the general election begins next Tuesday, Oct. 6 with the start of early voting both in-person and by mail.
In-person early voting will be held at the board of elections located at 1700 Morse Road on the following schedule:
- 8am to 5pm weekdays Oct. 6 to Oct. 23
- 8am to 7pm weekdays Oct. 26 to Oct. 30
- 8am to 4pm Saturday, Oct. 31
- 1pm to 5 pm Sunday, Nov. 1
- 8am to 2pm Monday, Nov. 2
Please note that there will be no in-person early voting Monday, Oct. 12 when the board of elections is closed for Columbus Day.
Those voting absentee by mail will need to apply for a ballot to receive one in the general election. Applications are available on our Web site or by calling the board of elections at 525-3100.
All ballots in Franklin County will show three statewide issues, countywide races for municipal court, tax levies for ADAMH-the county's alcohol, drug and mental health treatment organization-and for the Columbus Zoo. Local elections will be held for city, village and township offices, school board, various tax issues and liquor options.
Voters must be registered by Oct. 5 to be eligible for this election.