Source: Geauga County Board of Elections
The following is a list of the initial notification for the issues to be voted on in the May 7, 2019 special election.
Chester Township – tax levy, 2.75 mills, fire and EMS, additional, 5 years, commencing 2019, first due 2020.
Hambden Township – tax levy, 2.5 mills, fire and EMS, replacement and increase, commencing 2019, first due 2020.
Hambden Township – tax levy, 1 mill, streets, roads and bridges, renewal, 5 years, commencing 2019, first due 2020.
Hambden Township – tax levy, 0.8 mill, streets, roads and bridges, replacement, 5 years commencing 2019, first due 2020.
West Geauga local school district – tax levy, 3.5 mills, emergency requirements in the sum of $2,350,000, renewal, 10 years, commencing 2020, first due 2021
Chardon City – shall the charter be amended to provide for a mayor to be elected by the city’s electorate in 2021 and serve as a seventh council member?
Chardon City – shall the charter be amended to provide for the number of signatures on a charter initiative petition be signed by not less than 10 percent of the number of electors who voted for governor at the most recent general election?
If you are voting on May 7at your precinct and need to find your polling place, you can go to the Board of Elections website at https://boelections.co.geauga.oh.us to view precinct and polling place information or call the county board of elections at 440-270-2030.
To vote an Absentee Ballot, you must be a registered voter. A separate application must be completed for each election. The application can be obtained on the Board of Elections website or by calling the office at 440-270-2030.
Absentee voting begins 45 days before an election for Military and/or civilians overseas. Absentee voting begins 29 days before an election for all domestic voters. You may come to the Board of Elections to complete the application, receive your ballot and either vote in the office or take it home. If you are planning to mail the ballot back, it must be post marked by the day before the election. If you are planning to bring the ballot back to the Board of Elections, it must be in the office by 7:30 p.m. election night.