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It's Not Too Late To Opt For In-Person Voting

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More than 1.8 million Ohioans have requested absentee ballots. But some are having second thoughts. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports they have options. 

Westlake resident Tony DiBiasio ordered a mail-in ballot. But he’s been reading news stories that have made him rethink that decision. 

 

So I was looking at the possibility of going and voting in person.” 

 

DiBiasio’s board of elections told him if he voted in person instead, he’d have to vote a provisional ballot. That’s only true if he’d go on Election Day itself. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has issued a directive clarifying people who decide they want to vote in person, early at local boards of elections can do so on a regular ballot. 

 

 

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