Ok, here we go! Special Election time in some areas of the county!
If you live in the following school districts or township, you get to exercise this precious right to vote on May 4, 2021:
Kirtland Local School District - A renewal of 1.10 mills and an increase of 0.95 mills for the purpose of general permanent improvements at a rate not exceeding 2.05 mills. Continuing period of time, commencing 2021, first due 2022.
Leroy Township - An additional tax of 2.0 mills for the purpose of construction, reconstruction, resurfacing, and repair of streets and roads. 5 years, commencing 2021, first due 2022.
Madison Local School District - An additional tax of 6.99 mills for the purpose of CURRENT OPERATING EXPENSES. Continuing period of time, commencing 2021, first due 2022.
Military and Overseas US Citizens absentee voting begins 3/19/21.
Early voting and absentee for local residents begins 4/6/21. The safety precautions we implemented during the 2020 General Election will be deployed once again for the May 4, 2021 Special Election.
If you've moved, changed your name, or would like to register to vote, your deadline to do so is April 5. In addition to the standard paper voter registration, you can register to vote or update your information at www.voteohio.gov.
Official sample ballots will be available no later than March 19, 2021 on our website at https://www.lakecountyohio.gov/lakeelections/Sample-Ballots
We are currently examining the petitions filed by three individuals seeking the Office of Mayor of Eastlake. The Board of Elections will meet February 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to certify or reject the candidate filings. If all three individuals are certified, a Nonpartisan Primary Election will be conducted in the City of Eastlake on May 4, 2021 solely for the Office of Mayor. Further information will be shared when available.