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In-person early voting ends Friday
Ohioans looking to vote early only have a few hours left to cast their ballots at their local board of elections
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Anna Staver

Voters have until 6 p.m. tonight if they want to vote early and in person. It’s a departure from the last five years when people looking to avoid long lines on Election Day could vote on the weekend and Monday before the election.

 Jeanette Mullane is the director for Stark County’s Board of Elections. She says her county has been reaching out for weeks to let voters know about the change. And she says there will be people in the office all weekend.

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Unlike Stark County, Cuyahoga County’s Board of Elections will be locked. Director Jane Platten says she’s posting signs on the doors telling people to come back Tuesday, or to go to their regular polling place.

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