45-Day Notice for the August 8, 2017 Special Election
45-Day Notice for the August 8, 2017 Special Election

Form No. 120 Prescribed by Secretary of State (5-12)

ELECTION NOTICE FOR USE WITH THE
FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT (FWAB)
R.C. 3511.16

Issued by the Geauga County Board of Elections

470 Center Street, Bldg. 6-A

Chardon, OH 44024

440-279-2030
BOE to check one:
Initial notification (to be posted 100 days prior to election)
X Updated notification (to be posted 45 days prior to election)
AUGUST 8, 2017 SPECIAL ELECTION

 

NO ISSUES HAVE BEEN FILED FOR THE

AUGUST 8, 2017 SPECIAL ELECTION

 

INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTER FOR INDICATING YOUR CHOICES ON A
FEDERAL WRITE-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT (FWAB):

To complete a Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB), go to www.fvap.gov.You have the option of downloading a blank, hard copy FWAB to complete by hand, or proceeding through electronic completion of the FWAB using the website’s FWAB Wizard.

The first page of the FWAB is a Voter Declaration/Affirmation you must complete in order for your ballot to count.

After completing the Voter Declaration/Affirmation, use the initial election notice issued on the 100 day before the election and the updated election notice issued on the 45th day before the election as a guide to:

(1) write the name of each candidate or issue contest for which you are casting a vote and then
(2) write the name of your choice of candidate or choice for or against an issue.

After you have completed the FWAB, you must PRINT the ballot and MAIL it to your county board of elections at this address:

Geauga County Board of Elections

470 Center St., Bldg. 6-A

Chardon, OH44024

440-279-2030

A complete listing of all county board of elections mailing addresses and contact information is available at http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/elections/electionsofficials/boeDirectory.aspx#dir.Do not send your ballot via e-mail or fax; Ohio law prohibits electronic transmission of a voted ballot.

In person Absentee Voting Hours for the November 7, 2017 General Election

Monday thru Friday:  October 11, 2017 – October 13, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

October 16, 2017 – October 20, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October 23, 2017 – October 27, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October 30, 2017 – November 3, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

In person Absentee Voting ends on Monday, November 6, 2017 – 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Calendar of Events
Date Event
Every third Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted Geauga County Board of Elections Meeting
9:00 a.m.
470 Center Street, Building 6-A
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Thursday,
July 20, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Directors and Board Members
Director:
 Deborah M. Reiter
(440)279-2037
Deputy Director:
Dorothy M. Stange
(440)279-2032
Board Members:
Edward M. Ryder, Chairman
Janet M. Carson
Dennis M. Pavella
Joan A. Windnagel
Board Office Information
Address:
470 Center St., Bldg.  #6-A
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Telephone:
Direct: (440)279-2030
(440) 285-2222
(440) 564-7131
(440) 834-1856 Extension 2030
Fax #:
(440) 285-0959
Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
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