Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted

Ohio's Secretary of State has approved placing before lawmakers a plan to lower the price of prescription drugs purchased by the state.

Ohio's Republican Secretary of State may soon render a controversial decision on a proposal to cap the price the state pays for drugs for Medicaid, prisons and other programs.

Ohio's elections chief is ordering new procedures for mailed absentee ballots after some weren't counted last year because of missing postmarks. 

Backers of an effort aimed at controlling prescription drug prices purchased by state agencies are suing Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted over their petition signatures. 

The group behind the marijuana legalization amendment voters rejected earlier this month has been given permission to proceed with a related proposal. 

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has referred alleged violations against a group supporting Issue 3 on Tuesday's ballot to Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O'brien.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has reissued subpoenas in his investigation of the petitions of group supporting a marijuana legalization effort on the November ballot. 

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled Arizona may allow an independent commission to oversee the drawing of congressional district lines.


Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is criticizing a new federal lawsuit against the state's voting procedures as politically motivated.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he's found another 145 people who are registered to vote but shouldn’t be, because they are not U.S. citizens.

Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed three people to a troubled northwest Ohio elections board while a related legal challenge is pending.

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. 

Judge Orders Restoration Of Early Voting Hours

Jun 12, 2014

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.

Ohio's elections chief will be deciding whether to clean house in one of the state's largest counties.

Ohio ACLU Sues State Over Early Voting Restrictions

May 1, 2014

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

Dems Have Funding Advantage In Three Statewide Races

Apr 25, 2014

Campaign finance reports show Ohio Democrats have outraised incumbent Republicans in three statewide races so far this year, with Governor John Kasich strengthening his advantage.

Ohio's election chief says he is setting the hours and days in which residents can vote early for the primary election because the Legislature has failed to put uniform times into law.

In 2008, 105 thousand Ohioans voted on the Saturday, Sunday or Monday before the general election.

Husted Sets State Standards For Electronic Poll Books

Aug 14, 2013

Ohio's top elections official is setting uniform standards for the use of electronic poll books by local boards of elections.

Voting Rights Advocates Want Consent Decree To Remain

Jul 16, 2013

Attorneys representing homeless Ohioans and others who have traditionally encountered identification problems while voting are asking a federal court to keep a ruling on the books for future elections.