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Activists: Ballot Language Unfairly Describes Redistricting Effort

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7:23AM
August 16, 2012

Voting rights groups behind a proposal to change the way Ohio redraws lawmaker districts say the recently-approved ballot language will give voters the wrong idea.

More Problems For Gay Marriage Ballot Issue Drive

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6:58AM
April
11, 2012

Earlier this week, we told you about how Ohio’s largest gay rights group was hesitant about supporting a proposed ballot issue legalizing same-sex marriage … an issue that backers are trying to get onto the November 2013 ballot.

Ohio Ballot Board Weighs The Power Of ‘No’

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Ohio political operatives know it's usually easier to convince people to vote 'no' on ballot issues than to vote 'yes.'
12:00AM
April
28, 2011

Ohio political operatives know it’s usually easier to convince people to vote ‘no’ on ballot issues than to vote ‘yes.’ That’s one reason critics of Ohio’s new collective bargaining law have been confident they will get their way and have voters reject the law in a referendum this November.

AG Clears Way for Ballot Issue Challenging Ohio’s Participation in Health Insurance Reform

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April
2, 2010

Ohio’s attorney general has approved language summarizing a proposed ballot measure to exempt the state from President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

Possible Absentee Ballot Fraud in Franklin County

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October
14, 2009

Investigation of possible absentee ballot fraud has expanded into Franklin County.

Ballot Board Finalizes Issue 3 Wording

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12:00AM
August 19, 2009

The board that determines the wording for issues on the statewide ballot has finalized the language for the controversial issue that could bring casinos to four Ohio cities if it’s approved by voters this fall.

Ballot Board Sets Draft Language For Casino Issue

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12:00AM
August 13, 2009

The fall ballot is taking shape, as the panel that decides the wording for statewide issues has agreed on language to for two of them. But as Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports, they’ll have to come back next week to deal with the casino ballot issue, and the concerns about that ballot language may give Ohioans a preview how both sides will fight for and against the issue this fall.

Casino Backers Insist That There Will Be Ballot Issue This November

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12:00AM
June 3, 2009

Backers of a proposed ballot issue that would authorize gambling casinos in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Columbus insist they are still working toward a ballot issue THIS November.

Two Different Casino Proposals Possible on November Ballot

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January
12, 2009

Ohio voters could see two different proposals on the November ballot to legalize gambling casinos. A leader of the legislature says lawmakers should consider putting their own casino measure onto the ballot. Meanwhile, two Cleveland-area entrepreneurs are vowing to put their own proposal onto the ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has more on this unusual scenario.

Ohio Supreme Court Will Rule on Provisional Ballot Case

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November
25, 2008

A 3-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the Ohio Supreme Court rather than federal court is the proper forum to decide whether thousands of provisional ballots will be counted. Riding on the outcome of that count is the congressional race in Ohio’s 15th District where Republican Steve Stivers leads Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy by fewer than 600 votes.