For the first time, electronic tablets will speed up the check-in process for Franklin County voters. The county Board of Elections hopes the new "poll pads" will make the voting process smoother for both voters and poll workers.
A former county elections board director in Columbus has pleaded guilty to a felony charge alleging he knowingly approved inaccurate timesheets for a fiscal officer who was paid for time that she didn't work.
The early voting period for the November election started Wednesday morning across Ohio. In Franklin County, some voters camped outside at the Franklin County Board of Elections office to be some of the first in the state to cast their ballots.
Voting procedures, with Franklin County Board of Elections director Michael Stinziano, The Ohio State University Election Law @Moritz College of Law associate director Daniel Tokaji and League of Women Voters of Ohio executive director Deidra Reese.