Election officials are taking other precautions to prevent virus spread during in-person voting.
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“Fingercots” — latex covers that look like tiny condoms — along with alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer and gloves are included in kits deployed to more than 3,650 polling locations across Ohio.
Last week, LaRose put out an urgent call for people to step up as poll workers, fearing that many of the elderly among the 35,000 poll workers may need to back out. The call brought in hundreds of new poll workers.
Additionally, absentee ballots may be dropped off curbside on Tuesday at county Boards of Elections — not at polling places.
It is unclear how the unprecedented public health crisis will impact voter turnout in Ohio and three other states holding primaries on Tuesday.
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