In Case of Emergency

Lucas County Sheriff’s Office 419-213-4941

City of Toledo Police Department 419-245-3246

Board of Elections 419-213-2045

419-213-2046

In the case of an extreme emergency dial 911

If calling 911, explain the situation in great detail.

If it is necessary to evacuate the building, and if time permits:

Pack all ballots in BLACK bag

Pack ePollbooks in their case

Pack Master Media Flash Drive in RED bag and seal everything

Call the Board of Elections for additional instructions

Go to a safe location as instructed by a public safety official, or as determined by the Voting Location Manager

IF POLLING PLACE IS NOT OPEN BY 5:30 A.M.:

VLM should call the Board of Elections.

MEDICAL EMERGENCY

Call 911

Once the medical emergency is under control, please make a follow-up call to the Board of Elections

EVACUATION OF YOUR VOTING LOCATION

If you must leave your voting location due to an emergency like fire or tornado:

  • Keep calm. Your safety and the safety of your co-workers and the voters is our first concern

  • Gather and secure the following if safety and time allow:

  • Pack all Ballots in Black Bag

  • Pack ePollbooks in their cases

  • Pack Master Media Flash Drive in Red Bag and seal everything

  • If any of the above are removed, at least one PEO (preferably two, not of the same political party) must remain with the equipment at all times

  • Go to a safe location, as instructed by public safety officials or as determined by the Voting Location Manager

  • As soon as you can, contact the Election office for further instructions

IF AND WHEN YOUR VOTING LOCATION CAN BE RE-OPENED:

  • Inspect the voting area

  • Report any irregularities or problems to the Board of Elections

  • Continue processing voters