Ohio primary 2020

Ohio elections officials say 318 voters in Butler County won’t have their ballots counted for the April 28 primary because of a U.S. Postal Service delivery delay. 

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose says he's been fielding reports from around Ohio that the postal system is taking longer than usual to deliver the mail, including absentee ballots.

Karen Kasler

The bill that made some changes across state law related to coronavirus also set a new ending for the Ohio primary, after polling places were shut down just hours before election day.

Saying he can't ask citizens to choose between protecting their health, and exercising their right to vote, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is recommending that Ohio's primary election be extend through June 2nd.

Because only the legislature and the courts have the right to delay an election, a lawsuit will be filed in Franklin County today to ask the courts for a ruling.  Ohio Attorney General David Yost has been instructed not to contest the lawsuit.

Sectretary of State Frank LaRose admits suspending voting "is a serious matter".

Wednesday was the filing deadline for the March 17 presidential primary ballot.