The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
The last day to register to vote for this election is Monday, April 7th, 2014
(our office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. that day)
Petitions and levies for the May 6th Primary must be filed by 4 p.m. on February 5th, 2014
ABSENTEE VOTING BEGINS ON APRIL 1ST, 2014 FOR THE MAY 6TH, 2014 PRIMARY
ABSENTEE VOTING HOURS WILL BE:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 1st through April 4th, 2014 (Tuesday-Friday)
8:00 a.m. to 9 p.m., April 7th, 2014, Monday (last day to register to vote for the Primary)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 8th through April 11th, 2014 (Tuesday-Friday)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 14th through April 18th, 2014 (Monday-Friday)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 21st through April 25th, 2014 (Monday-Friday)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April 28th through May 2nd, 2014 (Monday-Friday)
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., May 3rd, 2014 (Saturday)
During this time you may: vote at our office, take your ballot home with you, or request that your ballot be mailed to you.
Please feel free to call our office with any questions about the Absentee Voting Process
THE "VILLAGE OFFICERS HANDBOOK 2012" AND THE "2013 CANDIDATE GUIDE" CAN BE LOCATED UNDER OUR "PUBLIC INFORMATION" TAB, ALONG WITH THE "OHIO ETHICS COMMISSION" FORM NO. (OEC-2012) AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT INSTRUCTIONS.
Look for the new
Look for the new "2013 Campaign Contribution Limits" in our Public Information Tab
2013 OHIO CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING DEADLINES
See Ohio Revised Code section 3517.10 for complete details of the timing and requirements for most campaign finance reporting.
2012 ANNUAL (1) January 31, 2013 to disclose activity through December 31, 2012
These deadlines are based on the May 7, 2013 primary and November 5, 2013 general election dates.
Activity related to special elections may require reporting on different dates. Filing entities submitting reports to a county board of elections are encouraged to contact the board for special election dates and filing deadlines not included on this calendar.
(1) 3517.10 (A)(4) The 2012 annual is not required of any filing entity for which a 2012 post-general is required.
(2) 3517.10 (A)(4) Requires the semiannual to be filed by statewide and county candidates in non-election years and completely exempts all judicial candidates.For additional compliance resources, including all reporting forms and instructions, all relevant campaign finance statutes and rules, visit the Campaign Finance section of our Website.
A blank disclosure statement, as well as the new on-line filing system, will be available later this month. The filing deadline for individuals who served in county elective office in 2012 or serve in 2013, and are not candidates in 2013, is WEDNESDAY, MAY 15TH, 2013.
100 DAY NOTICE FOR THE FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT (FWAB) FOR THE 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION
The 45 day and 100 day FWAB information has now been updated to this site.
A REMINDER TO ALL REGISTERED VOTERS:
WHENEVER YOU CHANGE YOUR NAME AND OR MOVE YOU SHOULD UPDATE YOUR CURRENT INFORMATION WITH THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE SO THAT WE HAVE THIS NEW INFORMATION IN OUR VOTER SYSTEM.
WHENEVER YOU, MOVE FROM THE ADDRESS YOU ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERED, YOU SHOULD FILL OUT A NEW VOTER REGISTRATION FORM. BELOW IS THE SECRETARY OF STATES WEBSITE LINK THAT YOU CAN ACCESS TO DO THIS ONLINE, OR YOU MAY FILL OUT A HARD COPY AND SEND IT TO OUR ADDRESS OR THE SECRETARY OF STATES ADDRESS. THIS LINK IS ONLY IF YOU ARE CHANGING YOUR ADDRESS FROM YOUR CURRENT LOCATION. THIS WILL HELP US KEEP OUR RECORDS UPDATED FOR ALL ELECTIONS.
The federal law known as the "Flag Code" is a guide for handling and displaying Old Glory.
We have provided this information under our Public Information Tab
MORGAN COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS, MEET OUR STAFF:
Tracie Wagoner, Director
Charney Fitz, Deputy Director
Mary Anna Wallace, Chairperson (D)
James B. Wilson, Member (R)
Judy Ray, Member (D)
Wanda Curtis, Member (R)
MONDAY 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. TUESDAY 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(If Monday falls on a holiday, we will be open until 5pm the following business day)
Monthly Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in the Board of Elections Office and are open to the Public
The office closes for lunch from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.
The Morgan County Board of Elections is responsible for ensuring fair, accurate, and timely elections at primary, general and special elections. These responsibilities include the assurance that adequate supplies of ballots and absentee voter materials are available for elections and that provisions are made for candidates to declare their candidacy based on the time frame established by the Ohio Revised Code. The office also receives petitions for nominations, checks signatures and addresses for validity, and monitors campaign expenses to ensure compliance with the law.
Elections are administered in each county by a four-member board of elections which consists of two Republicans and two Democrats appointed by the Ohio Secretary of State at the recommendation of each county party. The board employs a director, who must be of the opposing political party of the chairman of the board of elections, and a deputy director, who must be of the political party of the chairman of the board.
155 East Main Street
McConnelsville, OH 43756