37 percent voter turnout expected for Portage County

Kristyn Soltis

Students registered to vote by their campus address are assigned to vote at either the United Methodist Church or the Student Recreation and Wellness Center today.

Students will need to take proof they live in the dorm, which could be a Residence Services application, Banner ID or residence hall for this semester.

For those in Portage County, voters are expected to bring a current and valid photo identification with name and address, military identification or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check or other government document showing the voter’s name and current address.

Portage County polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.?? To find your polling location, visit www.sos.state.oh.us or vote411.org.

A lower voter turnout than the last gubernatorial election is expected today, according to The Portage County Board of Elections.

?Deputy directors are estimating a 17.4 percent lower turnout with 37 percent of the county’s registered voters heading to the polls today.

?State turnouts are expected to be higher, with the Ohio Secretary of State’s office estimating a 52 percent turnout based on past gubernatorial elections, according to Media Relations Coordinator Kevin Kidder.

Sidebar of polling locations in Kent City

Riverwood Community Chapen, 1407 Fairchild Ave.

?First Christian Church, 335 W. Main St.

?Roosevelt High School, 1400 N. Mantua St.?

American Legion Post 496, 1945 Mogadore Rd.?

Fred Fuller Shelter House, 601 Middlebury Rd.?

Presbyterian Church, 1456 Summit St.?

Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 S. Water St.?

KSU Wellness Ccenter, 1 Ted Boyd Dr. P.O. Box 5190?

Church of the Nazarene, 1972 Summit St.?

Kentway Retirement Center, 360 E. Summit St.?

United Church of Christ, 1400 E. Main St.?

Walls School, 900 Doramor St.?

United Methodist Church, 1435 E. Main St.