The first issue on the ballot was the first to be called, as it was apparent early on that voters were approving Issue 1 overwhelmingly. 

A national political expert visited Columbus recently to talk about the push to change the way state lawmakers’ districts are drawn.

The lawmakers that pushed for state legislative redistricting reform now want to change the way congressional districts are drawn. Ohio Public Radio's Andy Chow reports.  

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A bipartisan resolution in the Ohio General Assembly aims to change how congressional district lines are drawn.

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled Arizona may allow an independent commission to oversee the drawing of congressional district lines.

Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Bill

Dec 18, 2014

A bipartisan redistricting bill will go to the voters next year after the measure cleared the Ohio Legislature on Wednesday.

Ohio lawmakers have finally come to a bi-partisan agreement on redistricting that many are calling historic.

Ohio Senate Approves Redistricting Plan

Dec 12, 2014

A bipartisan redistrict agreement is awaiting Ohio House approval after the Senate passed the measure early this morning. 

A bill that’s passed the Ohio House is providing some hope to people who have been critical of the process of drawing lines for legislative districts. 

State lawmakers are changing a House proposal that would overhaul the way Ohio draws legislative districts to require additional minority-party support for approval of the political boundaries.  

Lawmakers Working On New Redistricting Plan

Dec 2, 2014

A redistricting proposal is unlikely to be taken up in the lame duck session of the Ohio General Assembly this year, but one could be ready in time for the November 2015 elections.

A panel of state lawmakers and other constitutional experts has been working on a new redistricting plan

After years of complaints about the way the state’s Congressional and legislative districts are drawn, the Constitutional Modernization Commission - an appointed panel of current and former lawmakers and other officials - is looking over a plan to change it.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is challenging his fellow Republicans in the Legislature for inaction on several fronts – including redistricting and on-line voter registration. 

A new University of Akron poll asked registered voters about three major issues.

Ohio House Democrats Push Package Of Government Reforms

Oct 29, 2013

Democrats in the Ohio House are advocating a package of proposals they say would make state government more accessible and accountable.

Changing Politics Involves Changing Political Process

Oct 9, 2013

Ohio voters who say they are fed up with the current political system often find it’s difficult to change. Many people who study politics say it’s not as simple as voting incumbents out of office.

Senate Approves New Plan For Legislative Districts

Dec 14, 2012

The Ohio Senate has passed a plan that would make changes in the process for drawing the lines for legislative and congressional districts.

The Ohio Supreme Court has oreded the Ohio ballot board to replace the text it used to describe Issue Two on the November ballot.

Some of Ohio's top attorneys and legal scholars are backing a redistricting amendment on the November ballot.

The Ohio State Bar Association is opposing a proposed constitutional amendment that would change how legislative and congressional districts are drawn in the state.