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Proposed bill would keep invalid issues from appreading on ballot

12:00AM
November
2, 2007

If you go to the polls next Tuesday to vote, you’ll see a statewide issue on the ballot – it’s actually the new state law putting limits on strip clubs. But you’ll also see a notice that any votes cast on the issue won’t be counted. It’s the second time in two years that an invalid issue has appeared on the ballot and some legislators and elections officials say they have a plan to avoid that confusing situation in the future.

Election officials say there will be less confusion at polls this year

12:00AM
November
2, 2007

Elections officials around the state are gearing up for Tuesday’s election. Self proclaimed election watchdogs are doing the same.

Poll Workers Misinterpret Voter ID Requirement

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12:00AM
November 7, 2006

Voting machine problems and the crashing of the Franklin County phone system marked Election 2006 in Columbus. But a larger problem seems to be poll workers requiring some voters to cast provisional ballots.

US Federal Judge Issues Ruling on Voter ID

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12:00AM
October 27, 2006

A federal judge has suspended Ohio’s new voter identification law as it applies to absentee voting. In an interview with Marilyn Smith on WOSU-AM, Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles analyzes the judge’s ruling.

Two Smoking Issues Expected on Nov Ballot

12:00AM
September
29, 2006

It appears Ohioans will have the opportunity to vote on two issues this fall that would reform laws on smoking in public places.

Smoking Proposals still possible in November

12:00AM
September
20, 2006

Two groups with different ideas on regulating smoking in Ohio are continuing to maneuver to put their own proposals on the statewide ballot.

Smoking Ban ballot issue suffers setback

12:00AM
May
8, 2006

Supporters of a proposed statewide ban on smoking in public places have suffered a big setback in their drive to put the measure onto the November ballot for the voters to decide. A Franklin county judge has ruled that tens of thousands of petition signatures, urging the measure be put to a vote, are technically invalid.