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Election officials predict large voter turnout Tuesday

FPS staff report

The Carroll County Board of Elections is expecting a large voter turnout for the Nov. 6 general election.

Board members estimate 75% of the county’s 18,924 registered voters will exercise their voting privileges Tuesday.

According to Amanda Tubaugh, Board of Elections director, the county’s 24 voting precincts will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

As of Tuesday, 2,514 absentee ballots had been cast at the Board of Elections office. However, persons wishing to cast an absentee or provisional ballot have until 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.

The Board of Elections office, located on the ground level of the Carroll County Courthouse in Carrollton, will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. this Thursday (Nov. 1), 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4 and 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Any registered voter of the county may request and vote an absentee ballot (or a provisional ballot) in person during these regular and extended business hours.

Any voter in line at the end of the regular business hours must be permitted to make their application and vote, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.

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