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Ohio Proposal Would Allow Online Voter Registration

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A bill has been introduced in the state Senate that would allow online voter registration. A similar bill was repealed in 2011 because some state lawmakers raised questions about information protection.
11:34AM
August 9, 2013

Some state lawmakers may be hoping third time is a charm as it relates to online voter registration. For the third time in three years, online voter registration is up for debate.

Federal Judge Extends Provisional Ballot Ruling

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11:54AM
August 5, 2013

A federal judge ruled this morning that the agreement ensures that election officials count votes cast provisionally when voters use the last four digits of their Social Security numbers.

Well-Known Democrat Announces Run For Secretary Of State

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Democrat Nina Turner announced her decision Monday at an event in Cleveland.
11:17AM
July
1, 2013

Dem. State Senator Nine Turner has been a state senator since 2008 and is known for the passionate style of her floor speeches. Before that, she was the first black woman to represent Ward 1 on the Cleveland City Council.

State GOP Leaders Want Borges’ Tax Issues Resolved By Friday

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Matt Borges, pictured here with 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, says his tax problems came after a home sale was improperly reported as income.
8:53AM
April 23, 2013

Elected officials who signed a letter endorsing Matthew Borges as the next chairman of the Ohio Republican Party have asked him to resolve and explain the tax liens he’s accrued before Friday’s election.

Ohio Says 450 Votes Under Scrutiny From ’12 Election

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More than 100 votes in the 2012 Presidential election have been turned over to law enforcement for investigation.
2:54PM
March 29, 2013

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says a total of 450 votes in the 2012 election have come under scrutiny and just more than a quarter of them were turned over to law enforcement for investigation.

Ohio Launches New Online Voter Search Tool

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8:07PM
March 23, 2013

Ohio’s secretary of state says a new online search tool will help Ohioans to more easily check their voter registration information.

Redistricting Surfaces Again Among Ohio Lawmakers

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3:21PM
February
18, 2013

The budget may top the agenda for state lawmakers. But there’s still talk about changing the way the maps that create boundaries for state and federal lawmakers are drawn – especially after the latest maps sparked widespread criticism, legal action and a failed ballot issue.

Judge Demands New Order On Provisional Ballots

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Federal judge Algenon Marbley says Secretary of State Jon Husted's near-Election Day directive violated a previous court ruling and state law.
7:57AM
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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7:32AM
November
9, 2012

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

Husted Stands Behind Provisional Ballot Order

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
1:34PM
November
5, 2012

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is standing behind his order to reject provisional ballots where the voter ID information is wrong or incomplete.