Voter turnout tepid across county, state

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If your move was more than 30 days before the election, you can ask for a transfer from your old polling place, or you can go to your new polling place and ask for a provisional ballot if your name isn't on the voter roll.

According to Shea Hicks, Chairperson of the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, voter turnout is still low beginning this second week of early voting, which began last Monday, April 30.

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Brown also pointed out that the results will still be certified within the statutes of legal limitations, which require the process to be completed by the third Monday after the election.

"You never know what could happen on Election Day, and that's why I always encourage Iowans to cast their ballot early", Secretary Pate said.

In Ohio, voters are choosing their gubernatorial nominees and a Republican U.S. Senate candidate.

Kappler said if incumbents manage to beat their opponents but only by slim margins, it could portend a lot for November's general election. In addition, the race of Mecklenburg County Sheriff is getting local and national attention.

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Just one school board seat, District 3, had a primary, along with only one countywide race, that of Clerk of Superior Court. Wood County election officials said they don't have voter turnout numbers at this time. The deadline for receiving a request form to have an absentee ballot mailed to a voter is 5 p.m.

Republicans were selecting between state Attorney General Mike DeWine, who served two terms in the U.S. Senate, and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, a former state auditor who's spent the year distancing herself from Kasich's administration.

In Michigan, voters are also going to the polls. The most prominent of the main recommendations in the report are to allow 16- and 17-year-olds who will become eligible to vote to pre-register, so that they will be added to the voters list automatically when they turn 18.

OH has a closed primary during non-presidential voting years, which means voters can only vote for candidates of the political party they select when it's time to cast their vote.

In the absence of a slew of primaries on their ticket, fewer than 2,000 county Democrats, an unaffiliated voter opting Democrat, participated in the midterm primary.

Absentee votes significantly increased.

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