In-person absentee voting starts Tuesday in Ohio

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Tuesday marks the first day of in-person absentee voting and absentee voting by mail

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Tuesday marks the first day of in-person absentee voting and absentee voting by mail.

Offices in Trumbull and Mahoning counties will be open to help voters get registered until 8 p.m. Columbiana County is hosting an open house starting at 6 p.m.

Here are the in-person absentee voting hours for Ohio:
– Oct. 8-11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Oct. 15-18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Oct. 21-25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
– Oct. 28-31, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
– Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
– Nov. 3, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
– Nov. 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Voters in Mahoning County will notice a slightly different machine to cast their ballot. The new hybrid touch screen/paper ballot voting machine is designed for easy use and to speed up the tabulation of the ballots.

If someone plans to vote absentee at a board of elections, they need to have an ID. Most government-issued IDs with a picture or address are accepted. Passports are not.

For more information, visit voteohio.gov.

Monday was the last day to register to vote for the general election in Ohio.

Last month, a total of 194,207 voter registrations were removed from Ohio’s voter rolls.

If you have not voted for a while, you might find that your registration was removed for being inactive. Check here to see if you are registered to vote.

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