Election Day is finally here
Hello everybody! It’s been a long campaign season and we still have a long day ahead of us. Thanks for following along and, as always, for reading/supporting the Ohio Capital Journal.
As I write this, we’re a little over 5 hours into voting here on Election Day. Millions of Ohioans have already voted early, and we’re expecting high turnout at the nearly 4,000 polling places throughout the state today. Polls and ballot drop boxes remain open until 7:30 p.m.
Along with the presidential race, Ohioans are deciding on 115 separate legislative contests — 99 with the Ohio House of Representatives and 16 with the Ohio Senate. There are also two Ohio Supreme Court races and loads of down-ballot races for voters in all 88 counties.
Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is expected to give an update to reporters at 2 p.m., and I’ll be there to pass along important information to OCJ readers.
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