Ohioans face voter registration deadline
Updated: Monday, October 7 2013, 12:54 PM EDT
By: The Associated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio --
The deadline for Ohio voters to register for the November election has arrived.
Monday marks the registration deadline for the Nov. 5 general election.
Mayoral races in several major cities are among a variety of campaigns being waged for local offices around Ohio. The secretary of state's office says there will be more than 1,600 local issues on ballots around Ohio, including 195 school issues.
The window for absentee voting already has begun. Absentee ballots can be requested by mail until Nov. 2. Registered voters in Ohio can cast an absentee ballot early by mail or in person without giving any specific reason.