The Marion County Board of Elections hereby announces commencement of the Ohio Secretary of State required Audit of the 2018 General Election. In a Special Board meeting on Thursday, December 6th, the board determined the following for the recount:
- The audit will cover 3 races. 2 Mandated by the Ohio Secretary of State which include Governor and State Treasurer. The board chose the Commissioner’s Race to be the local race to be audited.
- The Audit will be performed on the Vets Coliseum and Cornerstone Polling Places as determined by random selection
- In order to ensure the accuracy of the audit, 4 observers will be allowed in the workroom with any other guests watching on the lobby monitors
The audit will take several days. Operations will commence at 9AM each weekday morning, will stop for a 30-minute lunch break, and will continue until 4PM each day until the audit is completed. The audit will take place in the workroom of the Board Office located in the Marion County Building at 222 West Center Street.
The public is invited to attend all meetings.