Proposed Voting Rights Measure Restored To Single Ballot Issue

Apr 24, 2020


A package of proposed election law changes aimed at making voting easier in Ohio has been restored to a single ballot issue rather than being split into four questions. 

The Ohio Ballot Board restored the package Thursday in a vote ordered by the Ohio Supreme Court. It ends nearly two months of legal wrangling that delayed signature-gathering required to get the issue on the ballot. The proposal calls for automatically registering interested Ohioans to vote when they do business at Bureau of Motor Vehicle offices, and allowing same-day voter registration and voting, among other changes.