Franklin County Board of Elections

Early voting begins for Issue 1 asking to make it harder for voters to amend the Ohio Constitution

BY: - July 12, 2023

Early voting began Tuesday for Issue 1, the amendment on the August 8 ballot requiring all future Ohio Constitutional amendments clear 60% for passage. Lawmakers put the proposal on the ballot, and they’ve faced criticism from the outset. Opponents argued — correctly — that lawmakers wanted to change the rules in order to undermine an […]


Primary Day observations from a first-time poll worker

BY: - May 13, 2022

Conspiracy theorists need to know something: Election day poll workers aren’t part of some vast secret cabal dedicated to tilting elections. They are just like us. No, more than that. They are us. I should know — because during the May 3 primary I became one of them. In past years the phrase “working the […]

Secretary of State to oversee Franklin County elections board

BY: - November 10, 2021

State officials are stepping in to oversee the board of elections in Ohio’s most populous county after a voter reported being able to vote twice to the secretary of state’s office. A review turned up two other instances that look similar. None of those votes will be included when the final results are certified, and […]