Chairman Michael S. Jaeb (D) Term expires February 28, 2021
Member Wesley J. Schmucker (R) Term expires February 28, 2023
Member VACANT (R) Term expires February 28, 2021
Member Gary R. Wagers (D) Term expires February 28, 2023
Director Lisa Welch
Deputy Director Mary Shaffer
Summer Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
2019 Important Dates & Office Hours:
April 1 Public test of ballot tabulation system to be used for May 7 Special Election 1:00 p.m.
April 8 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
April 8 Voter registration deadline for May 7 Special Election (Garaway LSD only).
April 9 Absentee voting begins.
April 9-April 26 Office hours for in-person absentee voting 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Monday Friday
April 29-May 3 Office hours for in-person absentee voting 8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Monday Friday
May 4 Office hours for in-person absentee voting 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Saturday (last day for absentee ballot mailing by Noon)
May 5 Office hours for in-person absentee voting 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Sunday
May 6 Office hours for in-person absentee voting 8:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
May 6 Filing deadline for independent or non-affiliated candidates for Judge of the Municipal Court 4:00 p.m.
May 7 Special Election for Garaway Local School District only Polls open 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
May 8 Filing deadline for Questions & Issues for August 6 Special Election
May 20 Board meeting and Official Canvass of May 7 Special Election 9:00 a.m.
May 27 Board office closed for Memorial Day Holiday
June 10 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
June 17-19 Board office closed for Secretary of State Summer Conference in Columbus, OH
July 4 Board office closed for Independence Day Holiday
July 8 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
July 30 Board office closed for OAEO NE District Meeting in Ashtabula County
August 6 Possible Special Election
August 7 Filing deadline for Municipal Candidates for November 5 General Election
August 7 Filing deadline for Questions & Issues for November 5 General Election
August 12 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
No August election held)
September 2 Board office closed for Labor Day Holiday
September 9 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
October 7 Voter registration deadline for November 5 General Election
October 8 Absentee voting begins.
October 14 - Board office closed for Columbus Day Holiday
October 15 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
November 5 General Election Day Polls open 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.
November 11 Board office closed for Veterans Day Holiday
November 18 - Board meeting and Official Canvass 9:00 a.m.
November 28 & 29 Board office closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
December 9 Board meeting 9:00 a.m.
December 24 & 25 Board office closed for Christmas Holiday
At the April 8 meeting of the Board of Elections, allocation for the May 7 special election was set at 1 freedom vote and 1 ballot scanner each at the Board of Elections office and Clark Township precinct, a ballot-on-demand system at the Board of Elections office, and 45 pre-printed optical scan ballots at Clark Township precinct. 71 people are currently registered to vote in Garaway LSD.