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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.

Elections Officials Prepared For Provisional Ballot Count

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8:22AM
November
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.

Appeals Court Shelves Ruling On Counting Provisional Ballots

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8:24AM
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.

Judge Upholds Firing Of Ohio Election Officials

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Ohio voters are casting ballots on presidential, congressional and local races and issues this fall
2:04PM
October
25, 2012

A federal judge has denied a request to reinstate two Democratic county elections officials fired by Ohio’s Republican secretary of state.

Ohio Secretary of State To Fight Latest Elections Court Order

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
11:45PM
October
20, 2012

Ohio’s elections chief wants to see a judge’s order requiring the state to count certain flawed provisional ballots thrown out.

Supreme Court Clears Early Voting In Ohio

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Ohio voters will now be able to cast early in-person ballots on the three days before the general election.
12:58PM
October
16, 2012

The U-S Supreme Court is siding with Democrats in refusing to block early voting in Ohio. The court on Tuesday refused a Republican request to get involved in a dispute over early voting in the state on the three days before Election Day.