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Republicans Question Ohio Redistricting Petitions

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Advocates for redistricting reform say the state's latest congressional maps shows the system is broken.
1:39PM
July
17, 2012

The Ohio Republican Party is questioning the validity of some signatures gathered by a voter group that’s pushing a fall ballot proposal aimed at taking away elected officials’ power to draw legislative and congressional districts.

Republicans: Commission Would Be “Taxation Without Representation”

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Advocates for redistricting reform say the state's latest congressional maps shows the system is broken.
8:24AM
July
13, 2012

A coalition of voter groups awaits word from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office on whether a proposal to revamp Ohio redistricting will go on the fall ballot. Republicans call the plan dangerous.

Parties Face Off In Court Over Ohio Legislative Maps

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Ohio State Flag
2:21PM
April 24, 2012

Justices in Ohio are weighing arguments that will determine the fate of Ohio’s newly drawn legislative map.

Redistricting Coalition Submits First Signatures For Amendment

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Advocates for redistricting reform say the state's latest congressional maps shows the system is broken.
7:28AM
March
20, 2012

An Ohio coalition of voter groups has submitted initial paperwork as it pushes for a state constitutional amendment that would take away elected officials’ power to draw legislative and congressional districts.

New Districts Lead To Voter Confusion

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2:19PM
March 6, 2012

This is the first election since congressional district boundaries were changed last year and that’s causing some confusion among voters.

Redistricting Shifts Importance To Primaries

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The map of Ohio's new Congressional was approved by state lawmakers late last year.
7:25AM
February
28, 2012

Ohio’s new Congressional map has made next week’s primary election the only substantial obstacle for many candidates to win office.

Congressman Steve Austria Drops Re-Election Bid

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Rep. Steve Austria will not seek re-election.
3:20PM
December
30, 2011

A Republican Ohio congressman headed for a tough primary as a result of newly drawn districts has told his rival he will not seek re-election.

2011 Fights Over Elections And Redistricting Continue Into 2012

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A final map of the Congressional districts approved by Ohio lawmakers.
8:01AM
December 28, 2011

This year brought big fights over redistricting and state elections law.

House, Senate Pass New Cong. Map, Move Back To Single Primary

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The Final 2012 Congressional District Map
8:28AM
December
15, 2011

The two chambers agreed on a bill that establishes a slightly more Democrat-friendly Congressional map and returns to a single March primary.

Single Primary Moves Toward House Vote

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The GOP-controlled legislature voted earlier this year to split Ohio' s 2012 primaries to allow time to settle a dispute over a new Congressional map.
9:00AM
December
14, 2011

Ohio’s Presidential and Congressional primaries were pushed back to June to allow time to settle a dispute over the state’s new map of U.S. House districts.