Voting Rights Act

WCBE files

A group that has tried three times to change the size of Columbus City Council and the council electoral process plans to try again. 

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has used his line-item-veto power to strike a provision from the state transportation budget Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting.

Some Democratic state lawmakers say they might vote against the proposed transportation budget because of a provision they say would restrict voting rights.

Cincinnati is the first city in the nation to back an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would guarantee the right to vote. 

Feds Join Challenge Of Ohio Early Voting Rules

Jul 31, 2014

The Justice Department has sided with challengers of early voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin, saying measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.