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The Columbus Metropolitan Library wants to make sure you have all the information you need to vote in the upcoming election. Here you will find information on updating your registration, absentee ballots, and other valuable resources to help you through the process.

Remember, Election Day is Tuesday, May 6, 2014!

Helping Franklin County Voters with Election Information

List of Candidates

From the Franklin County Board of Elections: includes website links and contact information for certified candidates for National, District, and Countywide offices.

State of Ohio Voter Information

Provides details about what offices voters will consider this year, as well as information about voter eligibility, registration, election day procedures, and rules for absentee and provisional voting. Of particular importance: this document details what forms of ID voters need to bring to the polls on Election Day.

Franklin County Campaign Finance Reports

Review the contributions to and expenditures by candidates for local office and the county's political parties, as well as money raised and spent related to local issues on the ballot.

Ohio Campaign Finance Searchable Database

Provides detailed information about the contributions to and expenditures by candidates for statewide and General Assembly offices, as well as the money collected and spent by state political parties, political action committees and legislative campaign committees. The data dates back to the year 2000.

Federal Elections Commission Searchable Database

Provided detailed information about the contributions to and expenditures by candidates for federal offices (President, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House of Representatives), as well as the money spent by national political parties, congressional campaign committees and other entities that attempt to influence the outcome of elections for federal offices.

Ohio Elections Commission

Review Advisory Opinions issued by the Ohio Elections Commission related to campaign fairness and finance issues. Find out how to file official complaints against candidates, political parties and others participating in the political process.

State Issues

Provides information about the two state issues on the ballot.