The Hamilton County Board of Elections has announced that the county has hit a record for early voting.
“This is the first Presidential Election at our new location, 4700 Smith Road in Norwood; and we are setting records for both early in-person voting and absentee mail-in ballots,” said Director Sherry Poland.
For 2016's Presidential Election, early in-person voting totals were 27,248. In 2012, there were 24,146 early voters. As of today, the Hamilton County BOE says there have been more than 50,000 early in-person voters.
In terms of absentee ballots, the BOE says out of the more than 179,000 mailed out, 138,000 have been returned.
“We are energized, even after working 12-hour days, by the outpouring of positivity from voters and encourage everyone to make a plan on how they will vote this year,” said Deputy Director Sally Krisel.
You still have time to request an absentee ballot at votehamiltoncountyohio.gov.
And if you need to track an absentee ballot you mailed in, you can also do so at votehamiltoncountyohio.gov. Click the "track absentee ballot" tab and then fill out the info.
If you are voting on Election Day — Tuesday, Nov. 3 — polling stations are open 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. You can find your polling station here votehamiltoncountyohio.gov.
And if you still want to vote early, in-person, here's a timetable: