The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a coalition that’s pushing a voting rights amendment for this fall’s ballot. The justices rejected a decision made by majority Republicans on the state ballot board to split the amendment into four parts.
Backers of a proposed ballot issue updating Ohio's voting laws have appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court, alleging the Ohio Ballot Board misinterpreted the state's single subject rule when it severed their proposal into four separate measures.
The Ohio Attorney General's office has approved a summary of the proposed fall statewide ballot issue backed by a coalition of unions and community groups to raise Ohio’s minimum wage by nearly 50 percent to 13-dollars an hour by 2025.
The Ohio Ballot Board has certified as two ballot issues a proposed constitutional amendment to impose term limits on Ohio Supreme Court justices and remove special legal protections for state lawmakers and their staffers.
Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified a proposed constitutional amendment to impose term limits on Ohio Supreme Court justices and to remove special legal protections for state lawmakers and their staffs.