Husted Announces New Tools to Prepare Voters for Election Day
October 16, 2015 - 2:48 PM
COLUMBUS– Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced
additional online tools to help voters prepare for Election Day. The
Voter Toolkit feature is designed to consolidate all the necessary
election information in a one-stop location.
Ohio voters can now go to MyOhioVote.com/VoterToolkit
in order to check their voter registration status, find their polling
location, view their sample ballot and track their absentee ballot.
modern technology allows us to shop online, order food online and
track shipments online, there is no reason we can’t make that same
technology available to voters so they can be prepared for Election Day
and participate in our democracy without worry,” Secretary Husted
While some voters have had access to similar services on a
county-by-county basis, most Ohio voters were unable to complete these
tasks online. In February 2015, Secretary Husted instructed all 88
county boards of elections to take the necessary steps so the
information could be available to all Ohio voters equally, regardless
their county of residence (SOS Directive 2015-02).
can now go to MyOhioVote.com/VoterToolkit in order to verify necessary
information prior to the election by simply choosing the information
they are looking for and selecting their county. They will then be
directed to the information available from their county board of
“We are working with the boards of elections to
provide the best possible services to Ohio voters, further making it
easy to vote and hard to cheat,” added Secretary Husted.
announcement comes on the heels of Secretary Husted’s release of new
features on the Secretary of State’s webpage that seek to educate
voters about key statewide ballot issues.
By using the “About My Election” link, voters can easily view ballot
language, read the full text of issues before them and watch
informative videos to help them understand their options in the voting
booth. The pages and videos are easily shareable on social media so
viewers can quickly post information about the election for their
online connections to view.
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