WOSU News Archives For: November 7, 2012

Poll Worker Says Long Lines At Ohio Union Were Preventable

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A long line of students wait to vote outside of the Ohio Union on Ohio State's campus Tuesday afternoon.
4:23PM
November
7, 2012

There were few problems with this week’s election, but one polling location had extremely long lines. Hundreds of voters waited in a long line at OSU’s student union. WOSU talked to a Franklin County poll worker who said the problem could have been avoided.

Federal Judge Demands Author Of Provisional Ballot Order

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12:44PM
November
7, 2012

A federal judge has angrily demanded that attorneys for Ohio’s elections chief name the author of an election-eve order that placed the responsibility of explaining what kind of identification voters use on provisional ballots on the voters themselves.

Issue 2 Loses Big At The Polls

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Democrats say Ohio's new GOP-backed congressional map shows the system is broken and unfairly favors the controlling party.
8:31AM
November
7, 2012

The proposed constitutional amendment that would have changed the way Ohio redraws legislative and congressional districts was turned down by Ohio voters.

Ohio Democrats Celebrate; Republicans Look For Answers

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Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in their final campaign push on Monday with rallies in Columbus.
3:52AM
November 7, 2012

Democrats across Ohio celebrated President Barack Obama’s victory last night. The race was tight with Mr. Obama winning by a little more than two percentage points.

Ohio Senate Race: Millions Spent, No Change

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown thanked supporters for his victory.
3:37AM
November
7, 2012

Ohio voters kept their democratic senator. Incumbent Sherrod Brown won a new six year term after beating back a challenge from Republican Josh Mandel.

Live Election Blog: NPR Projects Ohio Win For Obama, Second Term

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A long line of students wait to vote outside the Ohio Union on Ohio State University's campus Tuesday afternoon.
12:00AM
November
7, 2012

WOSU will provide election updates throughout the day and evening on local, state and national races.