Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Husted Sends Drug Price Relief Act To Lawmakers By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 5, 2016 Ohio's Secretary of State has approved placing before lawmakers a plan to lower the price of prescription drugs purchased by the state. Husted To Decide Soon On Drug Price Control Ballot Issue By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 4, 2016 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 Elections Chief Issues New Rules For Absentee Ballots By Associated Press • Jan 29, 2016 Ohio's elections chief is ordering new procedures for mailed absentee ballots after some weren't counted last year because of missing postmarks. Drug Price Control Ballot Backers Sue Husted By Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Jan 8, 2016 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. Issue 3 Backers Still Working On Proposed Law That Would Eventually Scrub Pot Convictions By Ohio Public Radio & Jim Letizia • Nov 9, 2015 The group behind the marijuana legalization amendment voters rejected earlier this month has been given permission to proceed with a related proposal. Husted Refers Elections Law Violation Claims Against Issue 3 Petitioners To County Prosecutors By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 31, 2015 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. The Latest Legal Wrangling Over ResponsibleOhio By Jim Letizia • Sep 10, 2015 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. US Supreme Court Ruling On Redistricting Could Affect Ohio By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Jun 29, 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled Arizona may allow an independent commission to oversee the drawing of congressional district lines. Group Challenges Ohio Voting Procedures By Jim Letizia, Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • May 12, 2015 Facebook Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is criticizing a new federal lawsuit against the state's voting procedures as politically motivated. Husted Finds 145 Improperly Registered Voters By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Mar 13, 2015 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. Husted Fills Vacancies In Lucas County BOE, Despite Legal Challenge By Associated Press • Jul 10, 2014 Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed three people to a troubled northwest Ohio elections board while a related legal challenge is pending. Ohio Elections Chief Sets New Early Voting Hours By Associated Press • Jun 18, 2014 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • 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. Troubled Elections Board In Ohio Under Microscope By Mike Foley & Associated Press • May 12, 2014 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 By Ohio Public Radio • 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 By Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • 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. Husted Sets Hours For Primary Early Voting; Says Legislature Failed To Act By Associated Press • Jan 15, 2014 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. Bill Would Scrap Early Voting Weekend Before Election Day By Ohio Public Radio • Aug 26, 2013 In 2008, 105 thousand Ohioans voted on the Saturday, Sunday or Monday before the general election. Husted Sets State Standards For Electronic Poll Books By Associated Press • 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 By Ohio Public Radio • 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.