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8:07 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The voter registration deadline for the November election is Monday.

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8:14 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

SUPCUS Ruling Leaves Future Of Early Voting Unclear

Ohioans who planned to vote in person today didn’t get that chance because of an order from the U.S. Supreme Court just hours before the voting window was set to open.

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6:08 am
Tue September 30, 2014

SUPCUS Puts Early Voting On Hold

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled early voting in Ohio may not start until next week.

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8:05 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Federal Court Upholds Restoration of Early Voting and 'Golden Week'

Jon Husted

A federal appeals court has upheld an order from an Ohio judge that expands the voting schedule this fall.

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7:36 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Appeals Court Declines To Delay Ohio Voting Order

Federal District Judge Peter Economus

A federal appeals court has declined to suspend a judge's order expanding early voting in Ohio this fall while the state seeks to reverse the ruling. 

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1:49 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Democrats Want Bill Setting Minimum Early Voting Hours

Minority Democrats in the Ohio Senate are proposing a bill requiring local boards of election to have a minimum amount of early voting hours on weekends and evenings. 

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7:22 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Judge Orders Changes In Early Voting

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Credit State of Ohio

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted wants the state to appeal a federal district judge's order blocking an Ohio law that trims early voting hours.

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6:42 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Feds Join Challenge Of Ohio Early Voting Rules

The Justice Department has sided with challengers of early voting laws in Ohio and Wisconsin, saying measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters. 

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5:54 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Judge Denies General Assembly's Right To Join Early Voting Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied the Ohio Legislature's request to become part of a lawsuit challenging early voting rules.

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7:13 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

US Justice Department May Join Challenge To Ohio Voting Laws

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

The U.S. Justice Department may be joining other groups who have gone to court to challenge changes in Ohio’s voting laws.  M.L. Schultze of member station WKSU in Kent reports. 

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9:44 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Ohio Elections Chief Sets New Early Voting Hours

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has issued new early voting hours for the final days before Election Day following a federal judge's order last week. 

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7:38 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Judge Orders Restoration Of Early Voting Hours

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he will follow a federal judge's order to set early voting hours three days before elections are held.

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6:26 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Columbus Event Examines State Voting Law Changes

The National Commission on Voting Rights will be in Columbus today for a hearing on cuts to early voting and other recent changes in Ohio voting laws.

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7:29 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Poll Shows Suprising Views On Issues Of Term Limits, Redistricting, And Early Voting

A new University of Akron poll asked registered voters about three major issues.

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7:28 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Ohio ACLU Sues State Over Early Voting Restrictions

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is suing the state in federal court over early voting changes scheduled to take effect this fall.

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1:49 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Ohio Military, Overseas May Primary Ballots Go Out

Ohio's elections chief reminds Ohioans that early voting in the May 6 primary begins for military and overseas voters on Saturday and for others on April 1. 

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8:02 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Ballot Language Approved For Ohio "Voters Bill Of Rights"

An Ohio group has been cleared to continue its effort to guarantee what it calls certain voter protections in the state constitution.

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7:51 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

"Voters Bill Of Rights" Backers Refile Ballot Summary

An Ohio group has refiled its paperwork after hitting a snag in an effort to guarantee certain voter protections in the state constitution.

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7:49 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Gubernatorial Candidate Critical Of New Elections Rules

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Cuayhoga County executive Ed FitzGerald is criticizing a pair of new elections rules, saying they infringe on voting rights.

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8:02 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

State Democratic Party Chair Predicts Lawsuit Over Absentee-Ballot Legislation

Ohio Democratic Party chair and State Representative Chris Redfern says he expects the organization to file a federal lawsuit over an absentee-ballot measure passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

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