Today is the first day of early voting for the May 7 primary election, giving voters 28 days to vote prior to Election Day.
The Lorain County Board of Elections office will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through April 26. The week of April 29 through May 3, the hours will be extended to 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
On May 4, the Board of Elections office will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 5. In-office absentee voting also will run the day before the May 6 election, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All voters in areas holding a primary election may begin voting in person or by mail-in absentee ballot.