WOSU News Archives For: November 7, 2008

ODJFS Director Placed on Administrative Leave

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

Ohio’s governor placed on leave an agency director who was questioned over why state computers were used to find personal information on “Joe the Plumber.”

GOP Questions “Golden Week”

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

Ohio Republican Party officials say they want to eliminate what has become known as the “Golden Week.”

Provisional Ballots, Computer Glitches, Poll Worker and Voter Errors All Part of Election Day Headaches, Delays

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

The Franklin County Board of Elections today is correcting some ballot counts and processing more than 27,000 provisional ballots in a bid to put the wraps on Election 2008. But a Congressional race hangs in the balance.

2008 Annual Veterans Parade

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

The City of Columbus, Franklin County Veterans Services, and the Military Veterans Educational Foundation Milvets marked Veterans Day today with a ceremony and parade. The ceremony held this morning featured guest speaker Gov. Ted Strickland.

OSU Trustees Briefed On Budget Issues.

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

The economic turmoil on Wall Street and on Broad street is taking a toll on Ohio State University’s four-billion dollar budget. Vice President of Business and Finance, William Shkurti, tells trustees that OSU faces a handful of financial pinchpoints.

A Provisional Ballot Primer

12:00AM
November
7, 2008

The Franklin County Board of Elections is sorting through more than 27,000 ballots. That’s the number of provisional ballots that were cast on Election Day and during the 30-day early voting period that preceded it. A provisional ballot, as the name implies, may or may not count.