Absentee ballot requests grow in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted  announced more than 920,000 absentee ballot applications to vote by mail had been received by county boards of elections statewide as of Friday, September 28.

County boards of elections will begin sending ballots to eligible voters who have requested them Tuesday, October 2, 35 days ahead of the November 6 election. Nearly 6.9 million absentee ballot applications were sent out to Ohio voters over the course of two statewide mailings.

Husted said 10,823 military and overseas absentee ballots have been distributed as of Friday, September 28.

Voters must submit absentee ballot requests to county boards of elections no later than noon on November 3, 2012. Forms can also be downloaded at: www.MyOhioVote.com

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The government of Ohio is composed of the executive branch, led by the Governor; the legislative branch, which comprises the Ohio General Assembly; and the judicial branch, which is led by the Supreme Court.
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Governor: John Kasich
Lieutenant Governor: Mary Taylor
Attorney General: Mike DeWine
State Treasurer: Josh Mandel
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