CLEVELAND (WJW)– The May 3 primary election in Ohio features the race for governor and U.S. Senate.
When are the polls open:
Early voting is available at your local boards of elections from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 29. Early voting continues April 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 1 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and May 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Polling locations are open on May 3 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where to vote:
The Ohio Secretary of State’s website lets you search for your polling location. First, click on your county, then enter your address.
The offices of Ohio House, Ohio Senate and State Central Committee will not appear on the primary election ballot, per a March 23 directive from Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose. This is because of the ongoing legal issues surrounding redistricting maps.
The major races are as follows:
- Democratic gubernatorial candidates:
- John Cranley
- Nan Whaley
- Republican gubernatorial candidates:
- Joe Blystone
- Mike DeWine
- Ron Hood
- Jim Renacci
- Democratic Senate candidates:
- Morgan Harper
- Traci Johnson
- Tim Ryan
- Republican Senate candidates:
- Matt Dolan
- Mike Gibbons
- Josh Mandel
- Neil Patel
- Mark Pukita
- Jane Timken
- JD Vance