Columbus voters will help decide local and state races on Tuesday, Nov. 2, during one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent memory.

Columbus voters will help decide local and state races on Tuesday, Nov. 2, during one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in recent memory.

Among the biggest ballot items are the gubernatorial race between Gov. Ted Strickland and John Kasich, congressional contests in the 12th and 15th districts and a levy increase for the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Polls will be open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Election Day. When you cast your vote, remember to bring a valid ID: driver's license, state ID, military ID with voter's name or a bill or bank statement with voter's current address.

To find sample ballots and polling locations, click to vote.franklincountyohio.gov.