Ohio Secretary of State New Signature Requirements For Statewide Ballot Measures Now In Effect By Associated Press • Jan 3, 2019 shutterstock.com The Ohio Secretary of State's office has announced new signature requirements for statewide ballot issues. More Ohioans Requesting Absentee Ballots This Election Season By Associated Press • Oct 17, 2018 news5cleveland.com The Ohio Secretary of State's Office says nearly a million absentee ballots have been requested ahead of the November elections. Voter Turnout Indicates Ohio Did Not Have A 'Blue Wave' On Tuesday By Ohio Public Radio • May 10, 2018 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. Early Voting Numbers Released By Ohio Public Radio • May 8, 2018 The final early voting numbers for today's primary show a larger turnout through absentee ballot than in the last gubernatorial primary. State Orders Recount In Three Local Elections By Jim Letizia • Dec 2, 2017 Ohio Secretary of State John Husted has ordered recounts in three local November contests. State Clears Marsy's Law For Placement On Ballot By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 18, 2017 Ohio Public Radio The state has certified a proposed constitutional amendment giving crime victims and their families the same rights as the accused. New Law To Protect Domestic Violence Victims Now In Effect By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 9, 2016 wcpn 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. Ohio's History In Presidential Politics Available In iBook By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 23, 2016 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Nov 6, 2014 Unofficial results indicate Ohio voter turnout on Tuesday will be among the lowest on record for a midterm election. Husted Appeals Ruling On Minor Parties By Associated Press • Jan 10, 2014 Ohio's elections chief has appealed a federal judge's decision to block newly imposed limits on ballot access for minor parties. Election Results Certified By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 7, 2012 Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has certified the results of the presidential contest and other fall races. Voter Registration Deadline Today By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 9, 2012 Political campaigns and community organizers are making their final push to register people to vote today, the last day of registration.