Although election day 2017 is still about 3 weeks away, hundreds of northwest Ohio residents have been casting ballots in early voting. Registered voters can vote in-person at their county board of elections, or request an absentee ballot to send in the mail.
So far in Henry County, 210 residents have either voted on machines at the board of elections office, or requested an absentee ballot.
That number is 425 in early votes and requests in Defiance County.
And in Fulton County, 449 residents have voted or requested an absentee ballot. The local board of elections are open each day, Monday through Friday from 8am till 5pm for early voting, until October 27th. Extended hours will begin on October 30th.