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Ohio Secretary of State's Office

The League of Women Voters of Ohio is opposing a lawsuit filed by the State of Ohio against the decision to hold back 2020 U.S. Census data till September 30 because of the pandemic and concerns about accuracy.

Ohio Secretary of State

2021 brings a new mapmaking process for Ohio's state legislative and congressional districts.

Ohio Public Radio

There were no widespread technical problems in Tuesday’s statewide vote.

President Trump is advocating that people who previously voted for Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden change their vote.

Alison Holm

A federal lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose that could have allowed counties to add more ballot drop boxes at various locations for this election has been dropped.

Ohio Public Radio

During the first presidential debate in Cleveland Tuesday night, President Trump urged supporters to go to voting locations and "watch very carefully."

Ohio Public Radio

The Franklin County judge who ruled Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has the authority to order more ballot drop box locations granted a preliminary injunction to allow county boards of election to install them 

Ohio Public Radio

In North Carolina this week, President Trump told people to vote twice - once by mail and once in-person. 

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF OHIO

Ohio’s Secretary of State has released the list of nearly 116,000 voter registrations that are in danger of being removed after the November election if those voters don’t vote or update their registration.

Alison Holm / WCBE-FM

A coalition of voting rights groups is joining Ohio Democrats in suing Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose, seeking to force an expansion of ballot drop boxes ahead of the November election. 

Associated Press

About 120,000 inactive Ohio voter registrations will be purged from state voter rolls after the November election, Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced Friday, while saying that number could go down if people on the list simply vote in the election.

Dan Konik / Statehouse News Bureau

COVID-19 closed down the March primary election, and lawmakers extended the absentee ballot deadline to late April.  Voter rights groups are asking state lawmakers to reform voting laws now, to avoid confusion before the November election. But Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports they are not necessarily on the same page when it comes to which reforms should be made.   

Dan Konik

Ohio’s secretary of state says an election day with in-person voting is still the plan for this fall, but he’s suggesting some changes in case concerns about coronavirus keep voters away.  A key voting rights group agrees, but wants to go further.

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Just under 25 percent of Ohio's registered voterscast ballots in Tuesday's primary election, which was postponed from March due to coronavirus concerns. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio's Secretary of State says 354 non-U.S. citizens registered to vote or actually cast ballots in 2018.

nbcnews.com

A nonpartisan coalition seeking to boost Ohio LGBTQ voter turnout in 2020 is launching a campaign that pairs voter registration with drag queens and craft beer. 

Dan Konik

Ohio’s Secretary of State is in the process of removing more than 200,000 voter registrations thought to be improperly on the rolls.

aclu.org

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let congressional redistricting procedures proceed. 

aclu.org

Republicans say they will appeal a federal ruling that orders Ohio to draw a new congressional map for the 2020 elections. 

WCBE files

A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has denied a request by the state to delay a federal lawsuit seeking the redrawing of congressional district lines ahead of the 2020 election. 

Republican Ohio Attorney General and Govenor-elect Mike DeWine  has filed a motion seeking dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to force the state to redraw its 16 congressional districts in time for the 2020 election. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Voters overwhelmingly approved the congressional redistricting measure Tuesday. 

Ohio Public Radio

Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment to change the congressional redistricting process are opposing a competing plan from state lawmakers.  

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers have released their congressional redistricting plan.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Ballot Board has certified as a single issue a proposed constitutional amendment that would change the way Ohio draws congressional districts.

fairdistrictsohio.org

The Ohio Attorney General's office has approved the petition summary submitted by the group behind a ballot proposal to change the way the state's congressional districts are drawn.

fairdistrictsohio.org

The Ohio Attorney General's office has rejected the initial summary language for a ballot proposal changing the way congressional districts are drawn.

fairdistrictsohio.org

Two years after voters approved a change in the way state legislative districts are drawn, advocates for congressional redistricting have taken the first step to putting the issue before voters.

For the third time, conservative Republicans in the Ohio House are proposing legislation requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls.

Judge Orders Changes In Early Voting

Sep 5, 2014
State of Ohio

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted wants the state to appeal a federal district judge's order blocking an Ohio law that trims early voting hours.

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