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There are several scenarios in which a voter may cast a provisional ballot. A provisional ballot may be used on election Day if a voter's eligibility is in question, or before (or on) Election Day if a voter has recently changed his or her address or name and did not update his or her voter registration.
The following is the policy and procedure for Public Records Requests:
1. When Public Records Requests are received at the Washington County Board of Elections they need to be time and date stamped. All requests must be prepaid if the requestor is not at the counter to pay for them as they are filled.
2. The following charges apply to Public Records Requests:
C.D. $1.00 ea.
Fax if long distance $0.05 per page plus cost of copies prepaid, toll free number is free plus cost of copies prepaid
Email no charge
Copier $0.05 per page, if double sided $0.10 ea. Printer $0.05 per page, if double sided $0.10 ea.
Mail $0.06 for BOE envelope, $0.15 for legal size brown envelope plus postage, all of which should be prepaid
Labels $0.25 per page
3. For verbal requests, our board has adopted a policy that all requests must be recorded so the intent of the request is clear. The board will then have a record of the receipt time and date.
4. The public records requests will be filled in a timely manner. We ask for cooperation during periods near an election.
Date Amended: October 31, 2009 Board Meeting
(Note: No voted ballot may be returned to a board of elections by fax or e-mail. If a voted ballot is returned by fax or e-mail, it will not be accepted, processed, or counted.)
In addition, the 17-year old electors must satisfy Ohio's voter identification requirements inaccordance with R.C.3505.18.
Your residence is important because it determines which offices and issues you are eligible to vote on (e.g., the proper congressional district, school district, etc.). Under Ohio law, your residence is (1) the location that you consider to be a permanent, not a temporary, residence and (2) the place where your habitation is fixed and where, whenever you are absent, you intend to return. If you do not have a fixed place of habitation, but you are a consistent or regular inhabitant of a shelter or other location where you intend to return, you may use that location as your residence for the purposes of registering to vote.
17 year olds are marked with a special code in the roster book
Place their votes in red envelope provided
Some of the issues and the office(s) to contact are listed on this page.
There is a 2.75% convenience charge added to the total amount due to pay with a credit/debit card. Credit/debit card limit is $11,000.00 and no more than 10 transactions at one time. If an email address is provided you will receive a receipt.
You can pay online with a personal or business check and will be charged a flat fee of $1.00. Echeck limit is $5,000.00 and no more than 10 transactions at one time. If an email address is provided you will receive a receipt.