Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose opens the 2021 Candidate school with an uplifting personal prerecorded message to potential candidates and the Board of Elections alike.
2021 Candidate School participants learned what it takes to become a candidate in Delaware County.
Key Speaker Delaware County Engineer Chris Bauserman addresses 2021 Candidate School participants in person and via Zoom.
Staff Sworn In
The Delaware County Board of Elections staff were recently sworn in virtually by Delaware County Judge James Schuck.
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Delaware County has more than 500 voters living outside Ohio or the U.S. who have voted in the recent election. Our own Liz Charbonneau poses in front of the map where she adds a little pin to every location she has received a ballot from this year. So far, they’re up to 57 countries and 32 states. The ballots have come in from locations as far away as Afghanistan, Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Djibouti, Eswatini, Japan, India, Mexico, Norway, Panama, South Africa, Switzerland and Vietnam!
The Delaware County Board of Elections staff assisting voters in our Absentee Vote Center.
Thank You Eloise!
Anthony Saadey, Eloise Collier, Karla Herron, and Ken Henning from the SOS office. Eloise is 95 and still works a 13-hour day every election. A super sweet lady and dedicated public servant.
Thank You Helen!
Ed Helvey presenting a well-earned certificate to Helen Christensen, who has been working elections for 55 years! She’s quite a trooper and a sweet lady.
Calm Before the Storm
Delaware County BOE warehouse before starting to prepare equipment for an election.
Equipment being tested and prepped by a fantastic crew. (L to R) Charlie Crum, John Myers, Greg Eldredge, and Dave Martin.
Thorough equipment testing
Before it reaches the voting locations, each ballot tabulator is run through extensive tests.
Gloves. Masks. Hand Sanitizer. Disinfectant Wipes. Personal protective equipment is being sent to all polling locations along with ballot markers, tabulators, poll pads, clipboards, notebooks, signage….
It’s raining! Time for equipment delivery!