Franklin County Board Of Elections en Low Voter Turnout In Franklin County Mirrors State <div>The Ohio Secretary of State's office reports voter turnout for Tuesday's primary election was less than in the last comparable primary for governor and other statewide offices.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:38:02 +0000 Mike Foley & Associated Press 55596 at BOE Declines To Place Campaign Finance, Arena Finance Issues On May Ballot <p><span lang="EN">The Franklin County Board of Elections&nbsp;has rejected an attempt by a local group to get voters in May to stop the city of Columbus from making its payments on Nationwide Arena. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:29:00 +0000 Jim Letizia 50572 at Push To Have Voters Decide Arena Purchase Funding Clears Procedural Hurdle <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">The Franklin County Board of Elections says a citizens group has collected enough valid petition signatures to place a measure on the May ballot that would end the city of Columbus' purchase contract for Nationwide Arena. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:23:19 +0000 Jim Letizia 47951 at Reynoldsburg School Board Race Now Decided <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">The Franklin County Board of Elections says today a recount has upheld the election night results in the race for a Reynoldsburg school board seat. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:33:08 +0000 Jim Letizia 47671 at Local Voter Turnout Low <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Less than 20 percent of Franklin County's eligible voters participated in Tuesday's election. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:45:18 +0000 Jim Letizia 46070 at Today Is Election Day <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Voters are heading to the polls today to cast ballots in the 2013 General Election. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:43:08 +0000 Jim Letizia 45948 at Haas Appointed To Franklin County BOE <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed Greg Haas to the Franklin County Board of Elections. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:53:49 +0000 Jim Letizia 45798 at County BOE Member Resigns <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Democrat Zach Manifold says he will resign from the Franklin County Board of Elections effective immediately. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:14:30 +0000 Jim Letizia 44463 at 16 Polling Locations Changing In Franklin County <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">The Franklin County Board of Elections urges people in Hilliard, Galloway and parts of Columbus to watch their mail for notices about changes in voting locations. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:40:39 +0000 Mike Foley 44299 at County BOE Moving Out Of Downtown <p>The Franklin County Board of Elections is leaving its longtime downtown Columbus home. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:54:38 +0000 Jim Letizia 44080 at Boards Of Election Cutting Polling Places And Precincts <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Licking County Board of Elections has cut nearly half of polling locations in a move to reduce costs. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:55:41 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 43420 at BOE Removes 16 Candidates From November Ballot <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Franklin County Board of Elections has removed 16 candidates&nbsp;from the November ballot because of problems with their petitions. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 10:56:54 +0000 Jim Letizia 41589 at Group Wants BOE To Investigate Claims By Petition Circulators <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>A group of clergy and civil rights activists is asking the Franklin County Board of Elections to investigate whether petition circulators for a ballot effort seeking to overturn Ohio's ban on internet cafes are misrepresenting their cause. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:58:13 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 41018 at Potential Voter Fraud By Cops Under Investigation <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Elections officials in Hamilton and Franklin Counties are investigating potential voter fraud cases involving dozens of local police officers. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:30:56 +0000 Jim Letizia 40761 at 90 Suspected Cases Of Local Voter Fraud <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Franklin County Board of Elections has referred to prosecutors the cases of 90 people who allegedly cast two ballots in the 2012 presidential election. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:31:56 +0000 Jim Letizia 36894 at Conservative group barred from monitoring polls <P>Elections officials in Franklin County say they barred a conservative group from monitoring polling places because applications to do so weren't filed properly. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 00:45:41 +0000 Associated Press 25485 at Local Voter-Registration Challenges Dismissed <P><SPAN lang=EN>The Franklin County Board of Elections has dismissed a slate of </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>voter-registration challenges lodged by the Ohio Voter Integrity Project. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:37:11 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 23250 at Board Blocks Westerville Schools Levy Repeal Effort <P><SPAN lang=EN>The Franklin County Board of Elections has blocked an attempt to place a </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>repeal of the Westerville school district's 2009 levy on the November ballot. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:50:09 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 22209 at Attorney Challenges Westerville Repeal Issue <P><SPAN lang=EN>A ballot issue targeting a tax hike in Westerville is being challenged. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:33:24 +0000 Jim Letizia 21818 at