Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
A lawyer says the Libertarian Party of Ohio continues to seek a ballot position for its gubernatorial candidate despite a federal appeals court in Cincinnati declining to rehear an appeal.
A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a law that made it harder for minor party candidates to get on the ballot.
A Republican Senator wants new rules for minor party candidates that would take effect for next yearâ€™s big statewide elections. But one of the parties that would be affected says itâ€™s a strategy to keep its candidates out of next yearâ€™s tough elections.
The Libertarian Party of Ohio is denouncing a hearing ordered by Secretary of State Jon Husted after what Libertarians call a frivolous complaints by Republicans.