The Summit County Board of Elections offers three ways to register to vote.
There's only a few weeks to register to vote in Summit County for the upcoming November election. The Summit County Board of Elections offers three ways to register: The Ohio voter registration deadline is Oct. 9, 2012. Snail-mail must be postmarked by that date to register in time for the November election. There are several locations besides the board of elections to register to vote: You qualify to vote if: The Summit County Board of Elections is located at 470 Grant St. Akron.
Many Summit County Board of Elections workers had to put in extra hours at the office to get the ballots done in time for overseas voting Jan. 21.
Although all is ready for overseas voting, which starts Jan. 21, elections board workers — including those in Summit County — have had to scramble a bit in the last week or so. That's because a controversial U.S. congressional redistricting plan wasn't finalized until early January. "The redistricting was done in time certainly for us to put the correct candidates on the ballots, but we had to go jump through a lot of hoops and took a lot of additional time we wouldn't normally spend getting it done," said Summit County Board of Elections Democratic Deputy Director Kimberly A. Zurz. It all began with the 2010 U.S. Census. Population loss resulted in Ohio losing two Congressional seats, from 18 to 16. Plans began for redrawing Congressional…