Weekly Election Update 2.13.12
from: Jessica Myers on
Feb 13, 2012
We will post an Election update blog every Monday in an effort to summarize the elections and election deadlines each week until all primaries, special elections, and general elections scheduled for 2012 are finished. With so much information out there, this is an effort to try to provide a snapshot of what is on the horizon.
If you have additional information, requests, or corrections, please submit a comment below, via Twitter @EACgov or email Jessica Myers at email@example.com.
Elections this week:
February 14, 2012:
Special Election, Washington. If your county is having a Special Election and you are a registered voter, you are eligible to vote in this election. All ballots must be deposited in drop boxes by 8 PM on February 14, 2012. More information is available here or contact your Local Election Official.
Ohio – Absentee ballots can be requested from your County Election Office. You can pick up your ballot in person or vote it in person until March 2, 2012. UOCAVA voters may request an absentee ballot from the County Election Office. The request must be received by the County by noon on March 3, 2012. Ohio’s Primary is on March 6, 2012 and the EAC will post more information about it at the end of February. More information is available here or on Twitter @OhioSOSHusted.
Louisiana – Sample ballots for the March 24, 2012 Primary Election are now available here. Keep up with updates on the upcoming primary on Twitter @Louisiana_sos.
Tennessee – Early Voting begins for Presidential Primary. Check with your County for Early Voting times and locations. Early Voting closes on February 28, 2012, which is also the last day to submit a written request for an absentee ballot. More information is available here or on Twitter @SecTreHargett.
Virginia – Absentee voting began February 10, 2012. Mail in ballots for the March 6, 2012 Primary are due on February 28, 2012 by 5 PM. Voters may request or vote an absentee ballot in person. More information about absentee voting is available here. For information about the Arlington County, VA Special Election absentee ballot requirements, see below.
Arlington County (Virginia) – Arlington County is holding a Special Election on March 27, 2012. If you have requested absentee ballots for the Primary (March 6, 2012) and Special Election (March 27, 2012) please make sure you mail each ballot back separately to make sure they are counted properly. Mail in absentee ballots for the March 27, 2012 Special Election are due back to the county by March 20, 2012 at 5 PM. More information is available here or on Twitter @ArlingtonVotes.
Champaign County (Illinois) Clerk’s Office – Champaign County, Illinois, needs people to sign up to be Election Judges for the Primary Election on March 20, 2012. More information is available here or on Twitter @ChampCtyClerk.
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