Provisional Ballots en Clark County Board of Elections Prepared for Tuesday's Election <p>Some voters in Clark County will be casting their ballots in a new polling place on Tuesday.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 06 May 2013 21:10:15 +0000 Wayne Baker 32742 at Ohio Voters Cast Record Number of Absentee Ballots <p>Almost 1.9 million Ohioans voted with an absentee ballot in last year's election - a record number for the perennial presidential battleground state.</p><p>Secretary of State Jon Husted released reports Wednesday showing that roughly 33 percent of the more than 5.6 million votes cast in the November election were from absentee ballots.&nbsp; The early ballots accounted for about 30 percent of the overall votes cast in 2008.</p><p>Voters in Ohio can cast an absentee ballot early by mail or in person without giving any reason.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 27448 at Ohio Elections Chief Appeals Judge's Ballot Order <p>Ohio's elections chief says a federal judge's demand to come up with a new order regarding provisional ballots is even worse than a previous court demand.</p><p>Lawyers for Secretary of State Jon Husted have complained to a federal appeals court that the judge changed rules for provisional ballots after the election but before the ballots are counted beginning this weekend.</p><p>Husted's office asked the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday to reverse the decision by federal judge Algenon Marbley.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 25187 at Ohio Elections Chief Asks End to Flawed-Ballot Order <p>Ohio's elections chief wants to see a judge's order requiring the state to count certain flawed provisional ballots thrown out.</p><p>In a filing Friday, Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling last week made the consent decree unnecessary and it should be vacated.</p><p>The decree requires election officials to count votes cast provisionally using the last four digits of a voter's Social Security number then made defective by poll worker error.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:06:00 +0000 Associated Press 23990 at Ohio Democrats Criticize Provisional Ballots Lawsuit <p>Some Democratic lawmakers are criticizing GOP leaders for filing a lawsuit with the Ohio Supreme Court challenging when provisional ballots can be counted.</p><p><br /> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 21:09:40 +0000 Associated Press 14724 at