Ballot Access

9:48 am
Mon June 8, 2015

Marijuana Amendment Backer Aiming At Lawmakers Who Want To Change The Ballot Process

As state lawmakers talk about changing the process by which groups with economic interests in changing the Ohio constitution can bring amendments to voters, one of those groups is planning another amendment that hits back at those legislators. 

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6:58 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

State Auditor Speaks Out Against Some Constitutional Amendments

Ohio Auditor David Yost
Credit wikipedia

State Auditor David Yost says he wants to make it harder to amend Ohio's constitution through ballot initiatives that provide economic benefits to few individuals or create monopolies.   

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7:57 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Judge Upholds Constitutionality Of State Ballot Access Law

A federal judge says ballot access limits imposed last year on minor parties in Ohio do not violate the U.S. Constitution.

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6:48 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Judge Upholds Keeping Two Libertarian Candidates Off The Ballot

Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Earl
Credit Libertarian Party of Ohio


A federal judge has sided with Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted's decision to throw two Libertarian candidates off the ballot.

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9:51 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Hearings On Whether Libertarians Stay On Ballot

Libertarian candidates filed to run for the five statewide executive offices this year – but two had enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot. And protests have been filed against both of them that could get them tossed off the ballot entirely. 

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7:17 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Judge Temporarily Delays Law Restricting Minor Parties Ballot Access

A judge has ruled against a law that makes it harder for minor party candidates to get on the ballot.

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12:24 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Groups Lining Up To Oppose Bill Limiting Ballot Access

The American Civil Liberties Union says it is joining third parties in Ohio in opposing a bill that sets new hurdles to ballot access.

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