Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected the petition for the proposed “Ohio Voters Bill of Rights” on Thursday, saying its summary was not a fair and truthful statement of the proposal.
The state’s top elections official says online voter registration can be implemented in Ohio as soon as state lawmakers pass it.
Ohio’s top election official says 17 noncitizens voted illegally in the battleground state in last year’s presidential election, and another 274 are registered but did not vote.
With nearly two-thirds of the vote counted Columbus School District voters are saying an unqualified no to higher property taxes and school leaders’ reform plans.
Ohio voters can begin casting absentee ballots for November’s election.
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.
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.
Some Ohio State University students say a provision added to the state budget is an attempt to snuff out the college vote.
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.