Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Wednesday sided with Sec. of State Jon Husted in ruling that a lower court over-reached when it ruled provisional ballots cast at the wrong precinct and those cast in the wrong location all together should be counted.
It costs 65 cents to return an absentee ballot in Franklin County this year. But the Board of Elections says ballots will be counted regardless of postage.
Boards of elections around the state are getting ready for tomorrow’s start of early voting.
Elections officials in the Columbus area have dismissed a slate of voter-registration challenges lodged by an activist group.
Members of a voter rights group say Ohio’s Secretary of State has failed the state and voters on several fronts related to the fall election.
Democrats in southwest Ohio are planning to move forward to replace two elections board members who have been fired by the state’s elections chief.
The state’s elections chief has fired two Democrats from an elections board in southwest Ohio after they pushed to extend early voting hours into the weekend beyond his order.
Members of the group Judicial Watch say federal law requires Ohio and other states clean up voter rolls, including removing deceased people and illegal immigrants.
It may not matter in the long run, but yesterday Franklin County Board of Commissioners announced they have the funding set aside for extended weeknight and weekend voting hours.
Democrats say thousands of Ohioans who voted in the presidential election in 2008 won’t be able to vote this year if weekend voting is not allowed. Republicans say this is just rhetoric being used to cause confusion in this election.