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Franklin County Board Of Elections

Franklin County Board of Elections

Former Franklin County Board of Elections director Bill Anthony was sentenced yesterday to five years' probation on one count of securing writings by deception, as part of a plea bargain in whcih charges of theft in office and tampering with records were dropped.

Franklin County Board of Elections

Former Franklin County Board of Elections director Bill Anthony is asking a court to release 67 thousand dollars worth of annual retirement payments.

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Cuayhoga County elections officials plan to begin using electronic poll books during the May primary, joining more than two-thirds of Ohio's 88 counties.

The Franklin County Board of Elections says an environmental group that wanted to put a fracking ban onto the Columbus ballot this fall failed to gather enough valid petition signatures.

The Franklin County Board of Elections says 16 voting locations are changing for the May 2 primary, affecting 31 thousand people.

Early voter turnout in Franklin County is expected to break a record. 

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Officials at the Franklin County Board of Elections say early voting turnout this year is on pace to match the 2012 presidential election.

The Franklin County Democratic Party’s central committee has appointed CPA Ron Hagan to fulfill the remainder of county treasurer Ed Leonard’s term, which expires next year.

ohiocountytreasurers.org

Franklin County Treasurer Ed Leonard has been appointed to head the county Board of Elections.

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All 17 Franklin County common pleas judges have stepped away from hearing the case against former county Board of Elections director Bill Anthony.

Franklin County Board of Elections

Franklin County Board of Elections director William Anthony formally resigned on Friday, following his indictment last month on charges of tampering with records and theft in office.

Ohio Public Radio

A federal appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments today on Ohio's voting laws.

Franklin County Board of Elections

The Franklin County Board of Elections has extended the paid leave of director William Anthony until August 15, following his indictment last month on tampering with records and theft in office charges.

The Franklin County Board of Elections says a group of Upper Arlington residents has collected enough petition signatures to ask voters to recall four City Council members.

Franklin County Board of Elections

Franklin County Board of Elections director Bill Anthony has been placed on paid administrative leave, following last week's indictment on charges of theft in office and signing off on false timesheets.  

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The director of the Franklin County Board of Elections and a former subordinate have been indicted on felony theft in office and tampering with records charges involving bogus timesheets.

Columbus City Council last night formally approved placing on the August ballot a measure asking voters to change the panel's make-up from from seven members elected at-large to 13 members, 10 of whom would be elected from wards.

The Franklin County Board of Elections says a citizens group has collected enough valid petition signatures to ask voters to approve a plan to increase the number of Columbus City Council members and create ward representation.

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The Franklin County Board of Elections has expanded the walk-in voting site on Morse Road by 8 thousand square feet. 

Over 18,000 Central Ohio voters will be directed to new polling places for the March primary.  

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