Ohio Secretary of State

The Ohio Secretary of State's office has announced new signature requirements for statewide ballot issues.

The Ohio Secretary of State's Office says nearly a million absentee ballots have been requested ahead of the November elections. 

Ohio Public Radio

Numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State's office show the so-called blue wave of Democratic enthusiasm evident in  races in other states  might not be a reality here. 

The final early voting numbers for today's primary show a larger turnout through absentee ballot than in the last gubernatorial primary. 

Ohio Secretary of State John Husted has ordered recounts in three local November contests.

Ohio Public Radio

The state has certified a proposed constitutional amendment giving crime victims and their families the same rights as the accused.  


Victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes may now ask to have their addresses shielded from certain public records in Ohio under a new law now in effect.

Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

There’s a new tool for Apple users who want to know more about Ohio’s history in presidential elections – and its role in the upcoming one. 

Voter Turnout Will Likely Be A Record Low

Nov 6, 2014

Unofficial results indicate Ohio voter turnout on Tuesday will be among the lowest on record for a midterm election.

Ohio's elections chief has appealed a federal judge's decision to block newly imposed limits on ballot access for minor parties.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has certified the results of the presidential contest and other fall races.

Political campaigns and community organizers are making their final push to register people to vote today, the last day of registration.