Time is running short for Ohioans who can't make it to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on primary races and school levies.
The Hamilton County Board of Elections has received 9,492 requests for absentee ballots, but just 5,372 of them have been returned, Director John Williams said Wednesday. Typically, about 80 percent of ballots requested are returned, he said.
Registered voters in Hamilton County can still request a ballot via mail, fax or hand-delivery to the Board of Elections, 824 Broadway, Cincinnati 45202; fax 744-9038. Requests should include name, address, reason for voting absentee, mailing address and signature.
Ballots are mailed "instantaneously" upon request, Williams said. They must be returned in person or by mail by the close of polls at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Information: 632-7089; Web site.
For absentee voter information elsewhere in Greater Cincinnati:
Butler County, 315 High St., 10th floor, Hamilton, OH 45011; 887-3700; Web site.
Clermont County Board of Elections: 76 S. Riverside Drive, Batavia, OH 45103; 732-7275; Web site.
Warren County Board of Elections: 406 Justice Drive, Room 323, Lebanon, OH 45036; 695-1358; Web site.
49 priests accused in archdiocese
Accusations and results
A third of Ohio districts seeking money
A look at school issues and cost to property owners
Multiple N.Ky. casinos envisioned
Judicial races crowd primary
Open state Senate seat tempts Republicans
Loveland zoning leads Hamilton County issues
Party slates to be final on Tuesday
Primary could be the final say
Boone Co. list for judge now down to 2
IN THE TRISTATE
Injured student's benefit Saturday
Bond laments lack of equality
Cleveland cops close to offers
Commutes signal population shift
Time short for arts school
Another Elmwood Place police officer layoff looms
Cocaine seized, man arrested in his auto
HIV assault conviction leads to sex predator designation
Archdiocese lays off 20 to balance budget
Delhi students design personalized luggage
'Passion' affirms beliefs during Lent
Allen bridge to be closed
Bronson: Tour Guide never afraid to tell truth
Crowley: For these boys of summer, noble tributes are in order
Airport Marriott named chain's hotel of the year
Elder sophomore dies after seizure
Don Berning, helped many walk again
N. Kentucky News briefs
Residents resist subdivision
Lexington diocese has had 32 abuse reports since '88
Connect with history at NKU
Real life: Teens get hard course in $$$ woe