Today is deadline to vote in Nov. 5 election

Today is the deadline to register to vote for the Nov. 5 election.

There are hundreds of school and tax levies on the ballot and races for mayor, city councils, school boards and other offices. Ohioans will vote on 1,677 local issues, 195 of which are school issues, according to Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office.

Voter registration forms are available at or from local boards of elections and other designated agencies, such as libraries and BMVs.

If you have moved since the last election, you can also update your address online at the above website.

In-person absentee voting began Oct. 1 at local boards of elections.

Voters have until Nov. 2 at noon to request an absentee ballot by mail. They may do so by contacting their county board of elections for more information, or by downloading an absentee ballot request form at

Voter guide online

We contacted hundreds of candidates in the Dayton, Springfield, Middletown and Hamilton areas, including all of Montgomery, Clark, Butler, Warren, Miami and Greene counties.

Use our online voters guide to compare candidates side by side on the issues, read about your tax issues, save your ballot and share it on social media.

Find your voters guide at

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