Ohio elections, 2013
Ohio election information for 2013 is listed below.
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November 5, 2013
There were several elections to vote on local ballot measures in Ohio. There are no statewide ballot measures being voted on in 2013.
Special elections by date
Local ballot measures on November 5, 2013
There is one local ballot measure on the ballot in Ohio for this election. Click here for more information on this local ballot measure.
Local ballot measures on August 6, 2013
There were 28 local ballot measure on the ballot in Ohio for this election. Click here for more information on this local ballot measure.
Local ballot measures on May 7, 2013
There were two local ballot measures on the ballots in Ohio for this election. Click here for more information on these local ballot measures.
Local ballot measures on February 5, 2013
There were seven local ballot measures on the ballots in Ohio for this election:
- Five measures seek to increase school property taxes.
- One of the five property tax increase measures would also authorize a school income tax.
- This income tax was one of two proposed measures requesting approval of school income taxes.
- One of the other property tax increase measures would also authorize school bonds.
- This was the only bond measure in this election and would authorize bonds in the amount of $28,308,500.
- There was one measure authorizing a rezoning amendment.
- Three of the six school tax questions were approved and three were defeated.
- One Coventry Local School District measure in Summit County requests both a property tax levy increase and authority to borrow over $28 million for construction and renovation improvements.
For more information on the local ballot measures listed above, click here.
Voting in Ohio
- See also: Voting in Ohio
Important voting information
- Ohio has a mixed primary system. Voters must vote in the primary of same party as the voter participated in last primary election, but it is loosely enforced. However, if a voter wishes to vote in another party's primary, he or she must register with that party in order to vote.
- Registration must be completed at least 28 days prior to the election.
- See also: Absentee voting by state
For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Ohio, please visit our absentee voting by state page.
Ohio is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 35 days before an election and ends the day prior to election day.
Elections Performance Index
Ohio ranked 27th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Ohio received an overall score of 64%.
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