If you’re planning to vote by mail in November’s election, you’re not alone. According to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, 4,164 vote-by-mail ballots had been requested in Brecksville as of Friday, and 3,175 of them had already been returned.
That means that almost 30 percent of Brecksville’s 10,680 registered voters (according to the board) have already cast their ballot.
Republicans had requested and returned the most, so far. Brecksville residents have requested 1,599 Republican ballots and returned 1,318. Democrats have asked for 1,309 and returned 1,052.
And 1,240 nonpartisan ballots have been requested. Just 794 have been returned so far. Only 16 minor party ballots have been requested, and 11 have been returned.
If you’d like to join those voting by mail, you have to hurry. According to the board, any vote-by-mail ballot sent in the United States must be postmarked Nov. 5 at the latest. If you still need to apply for a vote by mail ballot, the board must receive it by noon today, Nov. 3.