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“Voters First” Hits Airwaves With First Statewide TV Ads

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A screen grab of the first statewide ad from Voters First, the main group supporting State Issue 2.
8:28AM
October
23, 2012

The group that’s backing a proposed change to Ohio’s constitution over redistricting is putting ads on the air statewide. Opponents insist the ad is misleading.

Voters To Decide On Possible Constitutional Convention

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Ohio voters are asked once every 20 years if they want state leaders to convene for a constitutional convention.
7:59AM
October
23, 2012

Ohio voters are asked once every 20 years if they want state leaders to meet to propose constitutional amendments.

State Trooper, Police Officer Injured In First Lady Motorcade

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The state trooper and Genoa Township police officer were injured when their motorcycles collided while escorting First lady Michelle Obama from a campaign event in Delaware.
7:29AM
October 16, 2012

The two were injured when their motorcycles collided Monday afternoon while escorting First Lady Michelle Obama from a campaign stop in Delaware.

Franklin County Prepares For “Day Long” Early Voting Lines

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Franklin County moved its early voting site to an old Kohl's store on Morse Rd. to accomodate longer lines and allow people to wait inside.
5:55AM
October 16, 2012

The Franklin County Board of Elections met for a special meeting Monday as Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted awaits a U.S. Supreme Court decision on early in-person voting for the three days before Election Day.

First Lady To Visit Swing State Ohio On Monday

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Michelle Obama returns to campaign in Ohio next week.
12:36PM
October
11, 2012

First Lady Michelle Obama plans to return next week to the battleground state of Ohio to campaign for her husband.

Do Away With The Electoral College?

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A map of each state's electoral votes in the 2012 presidential election.
7:32AM
October
4, 2012

One of the leading advocates for abolishing the U.S. method for choosing the President recently made his case before a Columbus audience.

County Boards Of Elections Make Final Preps for Early Voting

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Franklin County elections officials opted to move early voting to the old Kohl's Store at the corner of Morse Rd. and Karl Rd. They hope the increased space will keep lines inside the building. Voters had to wait outside Vets Memorial during the 2008 presidential election.
7:31AM
October 1, 2012

Boards of elections around the state are getting ready for tomorrow’s start of early voting.

State Lawmaker Requests Federal Election Monitors For Ohio

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Dem. State Rep. Alicia Reece of Cincinnati.
9:45AM
September 27, 2012

Dem. State Rep. Alicia Reece wants federal election monitors in Ohio for the November election.

Husted Gets Failing Grades From Voting Rights Group

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Members of the Ohio Unity Coalition meet with reporters on Monday to announce "failing grades" for Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for his actions related to the November election.
7:30AM
September
25, 2012

Members of a voter rights group say Ohio’s Secretary of State has failed the state and voters on several fronts related to the fall election.

Romney To Campaign In Mansfield, Biden Rallies Dems In Athens

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Joe Biden made three weekend stops in southeast Ohio. Mitt Romney plans to speak to factory workers in Mansfield today.
8:11AM
September 10, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Monday rally in Mansfield comes two days after Joe Biden used a southeast Ohio event to attack the fiscal policies of the former Massachusetts governor.