The first Presidential debate is tomorrow. But most polls show most Ohioans have already made up their minds when it comes to which candidate they’ll vote for. There is a small group of undecided voters but as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, it’s hard to reach them…..and it could be hard for the candidates to reach them too.
Nearly a million Ohioans have returned absentee ballot request forms, asking for paper ballots from county boards of elections. And for those who’d like to cast a ballot early in person, voting starts tomorrow/today (Tuesday October 2nd) at locations specified by local boards of elections. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles says Ohio’s top elections official thinks early voting is looking good so far.
A Federal judge has denied a request by Secretary of State Jon Husted to stay the court's order to restore early voting on the final weekend and Monday before the November election while the state appeals.
Former Demcractic Dayton mayor Rhine McLin and Democratic attorney John Doll have been nominated to replace two Montgomery County Board of Elections officials fired in a dispute over extended voting hours.
A group of Ohio Pastors has met with Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, asking him to allow county boards of election to offer in-person early voting on weekends leading up to election day.
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is temporarily lifting his suspension of two Democratic county election officials who voted to extend early voting hours in the general election beyond the uniform, statewide hours the Republican set.