WOSU News Archives For: November 7, 2012

Poll Worker Says Long Lines At Ohio Union Were Preventable

A long line of students wait to vote outside of the Ohio Union on Ohio State's campus Tuesday afternoon.
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

File photo
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

Democrats say Ohio's new GOP-backed congressional map shows the system is broken and unfairly favors the controlling party.
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

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama in their final campaign push on Monday with rallies in Columbus.
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

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown thanked supporters for his victory.
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

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

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