CLEVELAND — After weeks of campaigning, the day has finally arrived. Northeast Ohio voters are hitting the polls Tuesday in a special election to decide who will make the November ballot in Ohio’s 11th Congressional District race.
Below is a guide to everything you need to know before casting a ballot...
HOW DO I KNOW IF I CAN VOTE IN THIS RACE?
This election is limited to Ohio residents who live in the 11th Congressional District, which includes portions of Cuyahoga and Summit counties. Not sure if you’re eligible? CLICK HERE to find out.
WHAT IS THIS ELECTION FOR?
This special election is being held to fill the state’s open congressional seat, which was left empty after Marcia Fudge was selected to serve as the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development within President Joe Biden’s administration earlier this year.
WHEN ARE THE POLLS OPEN?
The polls open on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE IS MY POLLING LOCATION?
You can find that information HERE.
- John E. Barnes Jr.
- James Jerome Bell
- Shontel Brown
- Seth J. Corey
- Jeff Johnson
- Will Knight
- Pamela M. Pinkney
- Isaac Powell
- Lateek Shabazz
- Tariq K. Shabazz
- Shirley Smith
- Nina Turner
- Martin Alexander
- LaVerne Gore
- Felicia Washington Ross
WHAT TYPE OF ID DO I NEED TO VOTE?
The requirements are all outlined HERE.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
The top candidate from each party in this primary will earn a spot on the Nov. 2 ballot as voters decide the final winner in the general election.
HOW CAN I GET THE ELECTION'S RESULTS?
DID YOU VOTE?
You can download your own “I VOTED” sticker HERE.