Archives: Voting

Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

Governor John Kasich’s recent visits to South Carolina and New Hampshire reinforce the notion that he wants to be a presidential contender. The “Heartbeat” abortion bill passed in the House. Also, out-of-state college students might be required to register for a driver’s license to vote.

Primary Colors: GOP races and Tea Party challengers

Primary day is here, and we haven’t seen tons of attack ads. But that doesn’t mean all’s quiet in the Buckeye State. Today we’ll take a look at Ohio’s primary system, and examine the threat the Tea Party poses to GOP incumbents this year. We’ll also discuss why electoral excitement is low, and what states can do to boost turnout.

Voting Laws in Ohio: An Update on Possible Restrictions

Six days may not seem like much, but when elections are involved, every day counts. Several bills aimed at changing voting in Ohio, one of which cuts the early voting period from 35 to 29 days, are up for a vote in the Ohio House next week. This hour, we’ll discuss the reasoning behind the proposed changes and how these changes may affect voters.

Somalia: Past, Present and Future/Voter Motivation

There are some 45,000 Somalis and Somali-Americans living in Central Ohio, making it one of the largest Somali communities in the U.S. On this hour, we’ll take a look at the past, present and future of the small country. Then, we’ll talk about the generation of third-party advertisements and voter motivation, just in time for the election.

Redrawing Districts in Ohio

2011 is the year for redistricting. Today on “All Sides with Ann Fisher” we look at what shapes Ohio districts could take for current congressional seats…What does this re-drawing of districts mean for the voters in Ohio?

Election Reform… What You Need to Know

Join All Sides for a conversation with Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted, about election reform.

The New Photo ID Bill; Ohio’s Nuclear Safety

Two points of view about legislation requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls; and two points of view about the safety and security of Ohio’s nuclear power plants

Food for All Seasons / Voter Education

Delicious and varied recipes and how to can or freeze fruits and vegetables for enjoyment year round, and voter education

Columbus City Council Private Meetings at the Ballot Box

Concerns that the ballot language for the Columbus City Council proposal to allow for private meetings is misleading, and an open forum

2010 Primary Election Coverage

Special coverage of the May 4 primary election