Absentee voting begins today for the May 5 primary, in which fewer than 10 percent of Franklin County voters are expected to cast a ballot. [Full story]

The Franklin County Board of Elections expects about 76,000 to vote in person or by mail. A Metro Parks levy is the only countywide issue on the ballot, which also has several school levies and primary races for city offices in Hilliard and Reynoldsburg.

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