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On Tuesday, November 4th, Ohio voters will elect a slew of statewide offices and decide on many local issues.

Report: More Provisional Ballots Counted In 2014 Election

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A report from the state's elections chief shows Ohio voters cast fewer provisional ballots, and a higher percentage of those were counted in the last election.
Provisional ballots are cast when voters don't bring the proper ID to the polls, among other reasons.
Secretary of State Jon Husted's office on Thursday released data on provisional and absentee ballots cast in the November gubernatorial election.
The report found that provisional ballots made up 2 percent of the total ballots cast in Ohio in 2014. That's down from almost 3 percent in the 2010 election.
Ninety percent of the roughly 49,000 provisional ballots were counted in 2014, which is up from about 89 percent in 2010.
The absentee voting rate also increased by about 1 percent compared to 2010.

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