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Military, overseas ballots available for August election

Posted: 11:18 AM, Jun 25, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-25 15:23:17Z
Military, overseas ballots available for August election

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Military and overseas ballots are now available for Ohio's special election on Aug. 8.

Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says 11 local issues are on the ballot in 10 counties. Voters also will be deciding a number of local races.

Voting begins July 11 for both in-person and mail-in absentee ballot.

Military voters who haven't yet registered to vote or haven't requested an absentee ballot can still do so by visiting OhioMilitaryVotes.com.

Overseas voters can visit OhioVoterPassport.com to download a federal post card application, register to vote and request an absentee ballot. The site also allows voters to track the status of their mailed ballots and to sign up for election reminders by email or social media.

Local election boards also provide voter information.