Governor:  State Health Director Will Order Polls Closed 3/17

Statement from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on the March 17, 2020 Election

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor DeWine announced tonight the following:

“During this time when we face an unprecedented public health crisis, to conduct an election tomorrow would would force poll workers and voters to place themselves at a unacceptable health risk of contracting coronavirus. As such, Health Director Dr. Amy Acton will order the polls closed as a health emergency. While the polls will be closed tomorrow, Secretary of State Frank LaRose will seek a remedy through the courts to extend voting options so that every voter who wants to vote will be granted that opportunity.”

See the order >>HERE<<