JEFFERSON — A group trying to put a county charter government initiative on the November ballot has submitted the required number of petition names to do so, a spokesman said.
Robert Malinowski, of the Committee for a New Ashtabula, said Friday he understood volunteers had gathered around 663 additional names to replace those ruled invalid by the Ashtabula County Board of Elections earlier this month. The collection process is over, he said.
“Twenty-five petitions were turned in,” Malinowski said. “We have more than enough signatures.