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The Richland County Board of Elections had a "voting booth" inside Fairhaven Hall at the 2021 Richland County Fair. (Submitted photo)

MANSFIELD -- Voters, primarily youngsters, at the Richland County Fair last week were tested with an interesting ballot.

No, they weren't selecting a new township trustee, city council member or school board representative. Those ballots will come Nov. 2.

Voting teens

Richland County Board of Elections Chairman Bill Freytag watches as two teenagers cast "ballots" during the 2021 Richland County Fair. (Submitted photo)

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