Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
GOP Lawmakers In Ohio Seek Vote On Photo ID Bill
Several Republican state lawmakers want to force the Ohio House to vote on a bill requiring voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls.
The bill was introduced almost a year ago and has yet to have a hearing. It would require Ohioans to show a driver’s license, state ID card or other form of photo ID in order to cast their ballots.
Supporters of the bill said Tuesday they are circulating a petition to pull the proposal from committee and bring it to a vote by the House. They said the ID requirements help safeguard Ohio’s vote, though fraud cases are rare.
Voter rights groups say supporters of the proposal are going after a problem that doesn’t exist.