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Early voting begins in Ohio for May 7 election

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio voters can now start casting early ballots for local races and issues for the May 7 election.

The state's top election official said Tuesday that voters in 74 counties will decide several local races and 355 local issues. Those local issues include 116 school issues and a number of local tax levies, bond issues and charter amendments.

Ohio law allows voters to cast early ballots in person or by mail before Election Day.

Monday is the deadline to register to vote for next month's election. Voters have until May 4 to request an absentee ballot by mail from their county board of elections.

Online:

www.MyOhioVote.com

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