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Absentee ballots available for primary

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:08 PM

Absentee ballots are now available for the March 4 primary election.

Any registered voter can cast an absentee ballot in person at the Huron County Board of Election office after filling out a written application and supplying necessary identification.

Requests for a ballot by mail must be received at the board office by noon March 1.

For voting absentee in person, applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. March 3. Absentee ballots must be received at the board office by 7:30 p.m. on election day.

The application to vote absentee must include the following name and voting address in Huron County, date of the election, mailing address to which the ballot should be sent if different from local address, birth date and a statement that the person requesting the ballot is a qualified elector of Huron County.

The application also has to include one of the following Ohio driver's license number, last four digits of Social Security number, copy of a current and valid photo identification, copy of a current utility bill with voter's name and Huron County address or a bank statement, government check, paycheck or other document that shows voter's name and address.

To assist voters that want to vote absentee in person, the board of election office at 180 Milan Ave. in Norwalk, will open from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Feb. 23 and March 1.

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