Updated: 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | Posted: 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Journal was the first to report at MiddletownJournal.com that Middletown Area NAACP President Dora Bronston will challenge Vice Mayor Dan Picard and Councilwoman Ann Mort for Election Day on Nov. 5. Make sure to visit MiddletownJournal.com and pick up a copy of The Journal for the latest election news.
Election dates to know
This year’s general election for local races, including Middletown City Council, is set for Tuesday, Nov. 5. Here are some important dates to know if you are seeking a local office or planning to vote:
Aug. 7: Deadline for potential candidates for local all races (except Middletown, Hamilton and Oxford) to file petitions with the Butler County Board of Elections. The deadline to file is 4 p.m.
Aug. 22: Deadline for potential candidates for Middletown, Hamilton and Oxford. The deadline to file is 4 p.m. (The charters in these cities dictate a different filing date)
Oct. 1: Early voting for the Nov. 5 election begins in Ohio.
Oct. 7: Deadline for voters to register to vote for the Nov. 6 General Election.
Nov. 5: Election Day. Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Ohio.
Source: Ohio Secretary of State; Butler County Board of Elections