Nearly 223,000 Ohio Voters have Requested Absentee Ballots
October 21, 2015 - 11:20 PM
COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today
announced that with less than two weeks remaining before the November
3rd General Election, nearly 223,000 voters have already requested an
absentee ballot and more than 61,000 absentee ballots have been cast.
2015 General Election by the Numbers (As of October 17, 2015)
222,958 – Number of absentee ballot applications received as of Friday.
61,217 – Number of absentee ballots cast.
27,048 – Absentee ballots cast in person.
34,169 – Absentee ballots cast by mail.
total, 332,543 voters cast absentee ballots in 2013 and 680,656 did so
in 2011. There were no statewide questions on the ballot in 2013.
this election, Ohio voters will decide three statewide issues and more
than 1,700 local issues. A complete list of local issues is available here and information on the state issues is available here.
voting runs through Monday, November 2, 2015. Ohio voters have the
option to vote from home by mail 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and have
more than 200 hours to vote early in person over the course of the
four week absentee voting period, which began on October 6, 2015.
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