Section 3501.12 | Compensation of board members.
(A) The annual compensation of members of the board of elections shall be determined on the basis of the population of the county according to the next preceding federal census, and shall be paid monthly out of the appropriations made to the board and upon vouchers or payrolls certified by the chairperson, or a member of the board designated by it, and countersigned by the director or in the director's absence by the deputy director. Upon presentation of any such voucher or payroll, the county auditor shall issue a warrant upon the county treasurer for the amount thereof as in the case of vouchers or payrolls for county offices and the treasurer shall pay such warrant.
(B) In calendar year 2018, the amount of annual compensation of each member of the board of elections shall be the greater of the following:
(1) The sum of the following:
(a) One hundred two dollars and forty-one cents for each full one thousand of the first one hundred thousand population;
(b) Forty-eight dollars and seventy-nine cents for each full one thousand of the second one hundred thousand population;
(c) Twenty-six dollars and fifty cents for each full one thousand of the third one hundred thousand population;
(d) Eight dollars and thirteen cents for each full one thousand above three hundred thousand population.
(2) Six thousand dollars.
(C) In calendar year 2019 and in each calendar year thereafter through calendar year 2028, the annual compensation of each member of the board shall be computed after increasing the dollar amounts specified in divisions (B)(1) and (2) of this section by one and three-quarters per cent.
(D) For the purposes of this section, members of boards of elections shall be deemed to be appointed and not elected, and therefore not subject to Section 20 of Article II of the Ohio Constitution.
Available Versions of this Section
- December 8, 2000 – House Bill 712, 123rd General Assembly [ View December 8, 2000 Version ]
- September 29, 2015 – House Bill 64, 131st General Assembly [ View September 29, 2015 Version ]
- December 27, 2018 – Amended by Senate Bill 296, 132nd General Assembly [ View December 27, 2018 Version ]
- October 17, 2019 – Amended by House Bill 166, 133rd General Assembly [ View October 17, 2019 Version ]