Primary Election set for May 3rd
Plain Press, May 2022 Registered voters may select a Democratic Party or Republican Party ballot when they vote in the Primary Election on May 3rd. For those voting in person the polls will be open from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on May 3rd.
Early in-person voting can also be done at the Board of Elections, 2925 Euclid Avenue, on weekdays from April 25 to April 29th from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; on Saturday April 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; on Sunday May1, from 1- 5 p.m.; and on Monday May 2nd from 8 a.m. -2 p.m.
Vote by mail information and applications are available on the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections’ website at: www.boe.cuyahogacounty.gov . All Vote-by-Mail absentee ballots mailed anywhere in the United States must be postmarked on or before May 2, 2022, and received by the Board of Elections on or before May 13, 2022.
Voters can access a sample ballot before they vote. Sample ballots are available on the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website at: www.boe.cuyahogacounty.gov. To access a sample ballot, click on Voters, then Get a Sample Ballot. You will then select the election date, your city, ward, and precinct.
Voters will be choosing the candidate to represent their political party in the general election in November for the following State of Ohio positions: Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Auditor of State, Secretary of State, and Treasurer of State. Other statewide positions include a choice of Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court and two additional Supreme Court positions.
On the federal level, voters will be choosing their party’s representative in the race for United States Senator. They will also choose a candidate to represent their party in the 11th Congressional District.
Many of the judges are running unopposed in the primary including several candidates for Judge of the Court of Appeals and candidates for the Court of Common Pleas. There are some judicial races where you will have a choice of candidates, others will have one candidate, and on some ballots, there will be no candidates listed for some judicial positions.
Voters will also weigh in on choices for Cuyahoga County Executive. Voters in some County Council Districts (District 3 and District 7) will also choose a candidate.
At the bottom of the ballot voters will be asked to select a person to represent their precinct on the County Central Committee for their political party. In some precincts no candidate has come forward to run for this position, or only a write in candidate has come forward.
In Ward 15 Precinct G, voters will be asked to weigh in on a petition to allow the store at 8901 Madison to have a D-6 liquor permit for sale of wine and mixed beverages on Sunday.