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Absentee Voting Begins In Ohio For Fall Election

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Ohioans can begin to cast their absentee ballots for the November election.
9:56AM
October 1, 2013

Ohio voters can begin casting absentee ballots for November’s election.

Ohio Proposal Would Allow Online Voter Registration

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A bill has been introduced in the state Senate that would allow online voter registration. A similar bill was repealed in 2011 because some state lawmakers raised questions about information protection.
11:34AM
August 9, 2013

Some state lawmakers may be hoping third time is a charm as it relates to online voter registration. For the third time in three years, online voter registration is up for debate.

Special Elections In 23 Ohio Counties; Most School Issues

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Voters in about a third of Ohio's counties are casting a ballot, most of the special elections involve school issues.
10:29AM
August
6, 2013

Voters in about a third of Ohio’s counties have special elections on the ballot. The Ohio Secretary of State office says there are about 28 issues total across 23 counties Tuesday. Of those, 19 are school issues.

Students Say State Budget Provision Would Stifle College Vote

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More than 100 votes in the 2012 Presidential election have been turned over to law enforcement for investigation.
3:53PM
May 2, 2013

Some Ohio State University students say a provision added to the state budget is an attempt to snuff out the college vote.

Appeals Court Shelves Ruling On Counting Provisional Ballots

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8:24AM
November 1, 2012

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.

Franklin County Clarifies Absentee Ballot Postage

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Instructions that come with every absentee ballot tell voters it takes 65 cents to return the two-page ballot, but the Board of Elections says the U.S. Postal Service has vowed to deliver all ballots regardless of postage.
12:00PM
October
11, 2012

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.

County Boards Of Elections Make Final Preps for Early Voting

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Franklin County elections officials opted to move early voting to the old Kohl's Store at the corner of Morse Rd. and Karl Rd. They hope the increased space will keep lines inside the building. Voters had to wait outside Vets Memorial during the 2008 presidential election.
7:31AM
October 1, 2012

Boards of elections around the state are getting ready for tomorrow’s start of early voting.

Franklin County Rejects Voter-Roll Challenges

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11:51AM
September 25, 2012

Elections officials in the Columbus area have dismissed a slate of voter-registration challenges lodged by an activist group.

Husted Gets Failing Grades From Voting Rights Group

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Members of the Ohio Unity Coalition meet with reporters on Monday to announce "failing grades" for Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for his actions related to the November election.
7:30AM
September
25, 2012

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.

Dems To Move Forward With Ohio Board Replacements

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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.
3:33PM
August
29, 2012

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.