It looks like Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States but looks can sometimes be deceiving.
By the time polls closed Tuesday, 77.97% of Ottawa County’s 30,442 registered voters had cast ballots, according to the Ottawa County Board of Elections.
A total of 13,529 absentee ballots were requested and 12,830 ballots have been received. All of the remaining absentee ballots will be counted if they were postmarked by Monday, Nov. 2, and arrive before Friday, Nov. 13, 10 days after the election.
An additional high turnout of those voting in-person resulted in some “busy” polling locations throughout the county, which were open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., with safety precautions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, but voters described the atmosphere as “upbeat” and said they felt safe.
• Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence, Republican: 14,285
• Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris, Democrat: 8,847
• Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker: 70
• Jo Jorgensen and Spike Cohen, Libertarian: 281
• Write-in candidates: 42
Donald Trump defeated Joe Biden in Ottowa County Ohio. If we follow the trend that whoever Ottowa votes for so does the nation we may see a come from behind victory for Donald Trump.
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