Franklin County Board Of Elections

News
9:38 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Low Voter Turnout In Franklin County Mirrors State

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. 

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News
7:29 am
Tue February 4, 2014

BOE Declines To Place Campaign Finance, Arena Finance Issues On May Ballot

The Franklin County Board of Elections 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.

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7:23 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Push To Have Voters Decide Arena Purchase Funding Clears Procedural Hurdle

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.

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12:33 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Reynoldsburg School Board Race Now Decided

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.

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News
6:45 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Local Voter Turnout Low

Less than 20 percent of Franklin County's eligible voters participated in Tuesday's election.

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6:43 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Today Is Election Day

Voters are heading to the polls today to cast ballots in the 2013 General Election.

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11:53 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Haas Appointed To Franklin County BOE

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed Greg Haas to the Franklin County Board of Elections.

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News
6:14 am
Tue October 8, 2013

County BOE Member Resigns

Democrat Zach Manifold says he will resign from the Franklin County Board of Elections effective immediately.

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News
1:40 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

16 Polling Locations Changing In Franklin County

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.

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News
7:54 am
Tue October 1, 2013

County BOE Moving Out Of Downtown

The Franklin County Board of Elections is leaving its longtime downtown Columbus home.

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News
11:55 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Boards Of Election Cutting Polling Places And Precincts

The Licking County Board of Elections has cut nearly half of polling locations in a move to reduce costs.

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News
6:56 am
Tue August 20, 2013

BOE Removes 16 Candidates From November Ballot

The Franklin County Board of Elections has removed 16 candidates from the November ballot because of problems with their petitions.

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11:58 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Group Wants BOE To Investigate Claims By Petition Circulators

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.

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12:30 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Potential Voter Fraud By Cops Under Investigation

Elections officials in Hamilton and Franklin Counties are investigating potential voter fraud cases involving dozens of local police officers.

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News
7:31 am
Tue June 4, 2013

90 Suspected Cases Of Local Voter Fraud

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.

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Election Coverage
7:45 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Conservative group barred from monitoring polls

Elections officials in Franklin County say they barred a conservative group from monitoring polling places because applications to do so weren't filed properly.

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News
9:37 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Local Voter-Registration Challenges Dismissed

The Franklin County Board of Elections has dismissed a slate of voter-registration challenges lodged by the Ohio Voter Integrity Project.

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9:50 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Board Blocks Westerville Schools Levy Repeal Effort

The Franklin County Board of Elections has blocked an attempt to place a repeal of the Westerville school district's 2009 levy on the November ballot.

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9:33 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Attorney Challenges Westerville Repeal Issue

A ballot issue targeting a tax hike in Westerville is being challenged.

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