Absentee ballot applications accepted

By R-H Staff

EATON — The Preble County Board of Elections is now accepting applications for absentee ballots for the May 2, Special Election.

Voters may request an absentee ballot by mail. The request must include name, home address, the mailing address to which the ballot is to be mailed (if different than home address), date of birth, Ohio driver’s license number or the last 4 digits of social security number, signature, and date. Applications may be printed from the board of elections website, www.electionsonthe.net/oh/preble.

Requests for absentee ballots must be in writing, the Board of Elections can not accept requests over the telephone. A request by fax is also not acceptable.

Mail the completed absentee ballot request to the Preble County Board of Elections, 101 E. Main Street, Eaton, OH 45320. Deadline for mail-in absentee ballot applications is noon, Saturday, April 29, 2017.

All voted absentee ballots must be received at the board office by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day if delivered in person, or have a May 1, 2017 postmark if mailed.

Voters may vote at the Preble County Courthouse, 101 E. Main St., Eaton, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. beginning April 4 through April 21. April 24 through April 28, voters may vote from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Additional hours on Saturday, April 29, are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 30, from 1-5 p.m. The last day to early vote is Monday, May 1, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

By R-H Staff