Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
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.
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.
Governor Strickland is accusing Ohio Republicans of trying to scare newly registered voters by filing lawsuits on whether they’re eligible. The GOP disagrees.
Ohio’s elections chief has the U.S. Supreme Court on her side in a battle over voter registrations.
Yet another lawsuit has been filed over voter registrations that might be fraudulant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.