September 2, 2014

Medina
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Nov. 5 election registration deadline is today

Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 General Election.

Residents can register at Medina County Board of Elections, 4210 N. Jefferson St., Medina, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

On the ballot will be nine money issues, including school levies for Medina, Brunswick and Cloverleaf schools.

Voters also will decide 23 races in the county’s three cities — Brunswick, Medina and Wadsworth — and more than 30 contests in the county’s six villages.

In each of the county’s 17 townships, two trustee posts also are up for election.

Seats on nine school boards also will be filled.

The secretary of state’s office says there will be more than 1,600 local issues on ballots around Ohio, including 195 school issues.

Early voting began Oct. 1. Absentee ballots can be requested by mail until Nov. 2. The completed ballots must be postmarked no later than the day before the election and received by the board no later than 10 days after the election.

Absentee ballots can be returned in person by the voter or an eligible family member no later than 7:30 p.m. on Election Day.

Voters in Ohio can cast an absentee ballot early by mail or in person without giving a reason.

Early voting hours at the board’s office are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with extended hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1; and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 2.

The last day for early voting will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1.