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Year In Review: The Most Expensive Senate Race In Ohio History

By | December 31, 2012

It was the most expensive and perhaps the most bitter campaign for U.S. Senate in Ohio history.

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Year In Review: Presidential Race Spotlights Ohio’s Diverse Electorate

By | December 28, 2012

For the fourth installment of our look back at state government in 2012, Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen takes a look at how presidential candidates criss-crossed the state in search of votes.

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Electoral College Gathers To Finalize Election

By | December 18, 2012

Ohio’s 18 electors gathered at the Statehouse Monday to cast their official votes for president and vice president.

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Judge Demands New Order On Provisional Ballots

By | November 14, 2012

A federal judge has ordered the state’s election chief not to reject certain provisional ballots and come up with a new directive regarding the ballots.

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Approval Of Liquor Issue Clears Way For Entertainment District

By | November 8, 2012

City leaders in Upper Arlington say they’re ready to proceed with a planned entertainment district now that voters have approved expanded liquor sales.

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Republican Still Control Legislature, Look For More Tax Cuts

By | November 8, 2012

Democrats may have won the presidential race and a U.S. Senate contest in Ohio, but Republicans still have firm control of the Ohio House and Senate. And they’re already talking about further income tax cuts.

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Poll Worker Says Long Lines At Ohio Union Were Preventable

By | 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.

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Federal Judge Demands Author Of Provisional Ballot Order

By | 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.

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Issue 2 Loses Big At The Polls

By | 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.

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Ohio Democrats Celebrate; Republicans Look For Answers

By | 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.