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After an election where polls showed Democrats would do well in Ohio but largely didn’t, the leader of the state Democratic Party is resigning.

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The results of the 2020 vote in Ohio have been officially certified as the highest turnout ever.

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says a record number of Ohioans are expected to vote by the end of today.  3.4 million have already voted either in-person or by absentee ballot.  

Franklin County election workers are back to paper poll books this morning, after the electronic books failed to update last night. 

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Voters in the county that is home to Ohio’s capital who received the wrong absentee ballots will be mailed corrected replacement ballots.

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In the wake of President Trump's diagnosis with COVID-19 and brief hospitalization, medical experts and elected officials are analyzing his treatment and behavior.  

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The Ohio secretary of state’s evolving public statements and erratic actions prior to issuing a directive limiting ballot drop boxes to one per county prove his order is not reasonable, the Ohio Democratic Party’s lawyer told an appellate court Friday.

Ohio Public Radio

The leader of Democrats in the Ohio House is blasting a Republican controlled panel of lawmakers for its decision to deny a request by the Republican Secretary of State to pay for postage on mail-in ballots.

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A Franklin County judge has ruled Secretary of State Frank LaRose has the authority  to order additional ballot drop box locations in each county prior to the November election.

On this week’s episode, Dan interviews Ohio’s 67th House District candidate—Dr. Rachael Morocco—who is currently running against Rep. Kris Jordan.

 

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Ohio Public Radio

State Representative Candice Keller lost  the Republican nomination for a Senate seat representing her district.

Election officials around the state are trying to recruit 35,000 poll workers for Election Day in November.