Today marks the deadline to register for the November 5 general election.
Mayoral races in several major cities are among a variety of campaigns being waged for local offices around Ohio. The secretary of state's office says there will be more than 16-hundred local issues on ballots around Ohio, including 195 school issues. Absentee ballots may be requested by mail until November 2. Registered voters in Ohio can cast an absentee ballot early by mail or in person.