Senate Bill 296

General Assembly: 131

Short Title: Regulate keeping polls open after closing time   [ Show Long Title ]

Long Title: To amend sections 3501.17, 3501.28, 3501.32, 3505.18, 3505.181, and 3505.183 and to enact sections 2505.40, 3501.321, and 3501.40 of the Revised Code to specify requirements for lawsuits concerning election procedures, to specify the conditions under which a court may order that a polling place be kept open for extended hours on the day of an election, and to require a person who votes during those extended hours to cast a provisional ballot.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Seitz

Status: As Enrolled

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