Officials in Columbus and Dayton Dayton are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
A federal judge in Columbus says Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro cannot intervene in a lawsuit challenging new voter identification requirements.
A federal judge has suspended Ohio’s new voter identification law as it applies to absentee voting. In an interview with Marilyn Smith on WOSU-AM, Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles analyzes the judge’s ruling.
Controversy over voter registration in Ohio heats up again with a lawsuit filed over access of low income Ohioans to registration.
Franklin County’s elections director says he has turned over more than 500 potentially fraudulent voter registration cards to the county prosecutor for possible criminal charges.
Tempers are flaring over new voter registration law.
The Ohio Secretary of State’s office says only a quarter of the state’s registered voters are expected to show up at the polls on primary election day.
The deadline to register to vote in the November presidential election is October 4th, but campaigns to register new voters are already in high gear.
The Hip Hop Summit Action Network will host a statewide voter registration effort at Ohio State University on Thursday. The stop at the Schottenstein will be the network’s 22nd summit that brings hip hop artists to cities across the nation in hopes of encouraging people to vote.
Franklin County elections officials Wednesday met with represenatives from the voter registration group, ACORN. Officials say some registration cards submitted by ACORN workers were fraudulent. Both sides say they are taking steps to ensure it does not happen again.