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A direct mail company hired to print and distribute absentee ballots to Ohioans who requested them has not been able to get them to voters as fast as was promised.

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Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says early voting last week set a record

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The Delaware County Board of Elections says nearly one thousand voters were sent two ballots in the mail by mistake.  

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A state appeals court has ruled Republican Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose does not have to allow people to request absentee ballots online. 

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More than 1.8 million Ohioans have requested absentee ballots.

Data obtained by the Associated Press shows U.S. Postal Service districts are missing the agency's own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail. 

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Ohio Democrats continue to outpace Republicans in absentee ballot applications. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler has the latest figures.

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1.8 millon Ohio voters have requested absentee ballots, more than twice the number at this point four years ago. Democratics are seizing the opportunity to vote early by mail, while Republicans are pulling back from that option. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

In a call that included a number of "tense moments," Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sought to reassure a group of the nation's top election officials Thursday that election mail will be his agency's highest priority this fall, according to one state election official on the call.

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The Ohio Democratic Party is asking the Franklin County judge who issued a ruling allowing for additonal ballot drop boxes to take action against the Ohio Republican Party.

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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.

Columbus and Franklin County officials have a simple message for the central Ohio electorate - vote early.

For more than a decade, Ohio voters have had several options for casting ballots.

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Ohio voters who want to mail in their ballots might be concerned when they hear about recent changes made by the U.S. Postal Service or when they read President Trump’s Twitter feed.

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House Democrats say they are investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over allegations reported by The Washington Post that he asked employees to donate to certain political candidates and then reimbursed them through bonuses.