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Redistricting Overhaul Qualifies For Fall Ballot On Second Attempt

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Members of "Voters First" gathered in July to submit a second round of petition signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State's Office.
7:49AM
August
7, 2012

The proposal to take legislative and congressional redistricting power away from state lawmakers and give it to a new citizen commission has garnered enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

Ohio GOP Leaders Withdraw Provisional Ballot Claim

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A man votes at Broad Street Presbyterian Church
2:00PM
May 11, 2012

Secretary of State Jon Husted had defended his decision to require county election boards to follow U.S. District Court Judge Algenon Marbley’s decree instead of state law when counting the ballots.

Redfern To Stay On As ODP Chairman

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Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern wants to return to the Ohio Legislature.
7:15AM
April 12, 2012

Chris Redfern beat back a challenge from within his own party last night to win reelection as chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party.

Ohioans Begin Casting Early Ballots

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Voters have 35 days to cast ballots by mail, at boards of elections via in-person early voting, or on election day.
8:23AM
January
31, 2012

Voters have 35 days to cast ballots by mail, at boards of elections via in-person early voting, or on Election Day.

Elections Law Repeal Divides Ohio GOP Leaders

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Ohio Sen. President Tom Niehaus (right) is criticizing Secretary of State Jon Husted for going public with his thoughts before talking to lawmakers.
8:32AM
January
27, 2012

Senate President Tom Niehaus says Secretary of State Jon Husted went to the media before talking to leaders in his own party.