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Franklin Co. Board of Elections Director: Voter ID Bill Not Needed

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A bill passed by the Ohio house Wednesday requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification is now on its way to the Ohio Senate. The measures passed along a near-party line vote after rancorous debate in the house.
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March
24, 2011

A bill passed by the Ohio house Wednesday requiring voters to show government-issued photo identification is now on its way to the Ohio Senate. The measures passed along a near-party line vote after rancorous debate in the house.

Franklin County BOE Expects Higher Turnout In November

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October
4, 2010

If you want to vote in the upcoming elections, you’ll need to get registered by Monday night. WOSU reports more people are expected to go to the polls this year.

Ohio Governor and State GOP Spar Over Voter Registration Lawsuits

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October
20, 2008

Governor Strickland is accusing Ohio Republicans of trying to scare newly registered voters by filing lawsuits on whether they’re eligible. The GOP disagrees.

High Court Rejects GOP Bid in Ohio Voting Dispute

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October
17, 2008

Ohio’s elections chief has the U.S. Supreme Court on her side in a battle over voter registrations.

Latest Voter Registration Lawsuit Targets ACORN

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October
14, 2008

Yet another lawsuit has been filed over voter registrations that might be fraudulant.

3 Columbus Radio Stations Hold Voter Registration Drive

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September
30, 2008

Three Columbus radio stations are among 52 across the country taking part in a one-day voter registration drive. The three stations are trying to help register 50,000 people.

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Voter ID Well Received by Some in Ohio

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April
28, 2008

Indiana’s Republican secretary of state says today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the state’s voter ID law means voters can have confidence in elections.

New Gambling Plan Angers Race Track Owners

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December
7, 2007

For years, Ohio race tracks have lobbied unsuccessfully for the right to host slot machines or other new forms of gambling. Now, there is a new plan to expand gambling in Ohio but the racetracks do not like it.

Lawyer Says Settlement Reached on Voter ID

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12:00AM
November 1, 2006

Poverty and labor groups have scored a partial victory with a federal court settlement that clarifies and expands Ohio’s new voter identification rules for Election Day.

Voter I-D Requirement Back In Force

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October
30, 2006

Last week a federal judge suspended Ohio’s new identification requirements for people requesting absentee ballots. Sunday, a federal appeals court put that earlier ruling on hold. That means voters applying for the early ballots must continue giving proof of their I-D.