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City Council Primaries, Special Elections Set For May Ballot

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March 28, 2013

The Franklin County Board of Elections is gearing up for the May 7 primary. However not every precinct will have an election because there’s no county-wide issue on the ballot.

Political Campaigns May Never End

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Campaign volunteers continue to push for their issues.
10, 2012

Six weeks after Ohio helped re-elect President Obama, the campaign supporting and opposing his policies continues. Their current target is negotiations over how to avoid automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. Some say campaigning should end on Election day, while others say engaged citizens are what democracy is all about.

New Albany School Levy Passes

The Franklin County Board of Elections says the addition of provisional ballots puts the New Albany school levy over the top.
27, 2012

The Franklin County Board of Elections says the New Albany school levy which has been in limbo since election night has passed.

Judge Demands New Order On Provisional Ballots

Federal judge Algenon Marbley says Secretary of State Jon Husted's near-Election Day directive violated a previous court ruling and state law.
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.

Democrats, Republicans At Odds Over Lame Duck Session

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9, 2012

There’s increasing partisan bickering about whether state lawmakers should address elections reform in the upcoming lame duck session.

Democrats Already Eyeing 2014 Campaign Against Kasich

Democrats distributed "Kasich...You're Next" signs at Election Night celebrations.
8, 2012

Ohioans are still recovering from the brutal, expensive political marathon that the 2012 campaign was, but some partisans were thinking ahead to the next campaign at the party on election night.

Federal Judge Demands Author Of Provisional Ballot Order

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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.

Elections Officials Prepared For Provisional Ballot Count

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5, 2012

State elections officials hope to declare the winner of Ohio’s 18 electoral votes on Election Night, but they’re prepared to turn to provisional ballots if necessary.

Second Auto Company Denounces Romney Ad

Executives at Jeep/Chrysler and GM have tried to clarify information they called misleading in Mitt Romney ads airing in Ohio.
1, 2012

First it was Jeep/Chrysler saying a Mitt Romney ad airing in Ohio was misleading. Now General Motors is criticizing an ad they say misleads voters into thinking GM is moving jobs overseas.

Appeals Court Shelves Ruling On Counting Provisional Ballots

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November 1, 2012

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Wednesday sided with Sec. of State Jon Husted in ruling that a lower court over-reached when it ruled provisional ballots cast at the wrong precinct and those cast in the wrong location all together should be counted.