Election Coverage

Election Coverage
8:34 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Party chair encourages early voting in face of possible power outages

High winds and dangerous conditions curtailed early voting in many places on the East Coast, as polling places were closed in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, raising concerns the storm could affect the outcome of the presidential election.

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6:32 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Republicans Say Democrats Provided Pizza To OSU Students For Votes

The Ohio Republican Party has filed an election complaint against the Obama campaign and state democrats in a squabble over pizza provided to Ohio State University students.

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12:22 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Super PAC Has Ties To Brown

Operators of a Super PAC that's spent more than 300-thousand dollars against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel have past ties to Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown.

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12:20 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Bar Association Wants Cupp Ad Pulled

The state Bar Association says Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp must go beyond distancing himself from an ad accusing his opponent of sympathizing with rapists

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10:08 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Finance Reports - SUPCO

Campaign finance reports show Ohio's only Democratic Supreme Court justice raised 2.6 million dollars for her re-election bid, dwarfing the fundraising of both Republicans defending their seats.

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10:06 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Finance Reports - Issue 2

Campaign finance reports show opponents of a fall ballot issue rewriting Ohio's redistricting process have outraised supporters by nearly 2-1.

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10:05 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Judge Refuses Reinstatement For Elections Officials

A federal judge has denied a request to immediately reinstate two Democratic Montgomery County Board of Elections officials fired by Ohio's Republican Secretary of State. Walter Rice says Dennis Lieberman and Thomas Ritchie failed to identify that a fundamental right had been violated by their removal. Secretary of State Jon Husted accused them of violating state law by voting to approve weekend early voting hours. The two say they wanted to make the voting process as open as possible.

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10:03 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Questions About Provisional Ballots


1.4 million Ohioans have requested absentee ballots by mail.

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9:57 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Final U.S. Senate Debate


As supporters railed against one another outside last night's U.S Senate debate in Cincinnati, the two candidates traded barbs inside.

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9:53 am
Fri October 26, 2012

POTUS Stumps In Cleveland


President Obama and former President Bill Clinton will campaign together in Ohio on Monday to kick off the final full week before Election Day.

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9:25 am
Fri October 26, 2012

Romney Stumps In Central Ohio


With polls showing him trailing President Obama in Ohio, Republican challenger Mitt Romney made 3 campaign stops in the state on Thursday, including a stop at Worthington industries.

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10:08 am
Thu October 25, 2012

VPOTUS Stumps In Marion

Biden Soundbite

Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Marion yesterday.

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9:32 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Ryan Stumps In Cleveland

Ryan Soundbite

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will make eight stops during a weekend campaign swing through Ohio.

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9:27 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Judicial Ad Sparks Controversy


Democrats are criticizing an Ohio Republican Party ad suggesting Ohio Supreme Court candidate Bill O'Neill showed "sympathy for rapists" as an appellate judge.

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9:25 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Officials Say Voting Machines Safe

Hamilton County elections officials say their voting machines are safe from tampering.

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9:23 am
Thu October 25, 2012

More Voter Fraud Billboards Coming Down

Norton Outdoor Advertising says it's in the process of removing voter-fraud messages from billboards in the Cincinnati area following complaints about voter intimidation.

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8:43 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

SB 5 encouraged teachers to run statewide

This time last year, Ohio airwaves were flooded with political ads urging people to vote for or against Senate Bill 5. That was the state law that would have curbed public employees ability to collectively bargain, and it lost -- big. After that election many teachers decided they want to become a more direct part of the legislative process. And StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports they’re now hoping to switch their classrooms for the Statehouse.

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8:41 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Federal judge issues ruling on provisional ballots

A federal judge has granted a request by a group of voter advocates to expand the conditions under which provisional ballots are counted in Ohio.

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12:23 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

State Issue 1

State Issue 1 on the November ballot asks voters if Ohio should convene a state constitutional convention.

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12:28 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

Voters Sent Info With Wrong Election Date

The Ottawa County Board of Elections says 22-hundred voters were mailed official postcards listing the presidential election date as November 8th instead of the correct date of November 6th.

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