Provisional Ballots SUPCUS Again Rejects Challenge Of Ohio Ballot Procedures By Associated Press • Jun 20, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of an Ohio law changing the standards for absentee and provisional ballots. Activists Ask U.S. Supreme Court To Rule On Provisional Ballots In Ohio By Associated Press • Oct 26, 2016 Advocates for the homeless and the Ohio Democratic Party are asking the Supreme Court to block election rules that could disqualify thousands of absentee and provisional ballots in the battleground state because of minor mistakes or omissions. Husted: Voters Purged From Rolls May Cast Provisional Ballots By Associated Press • Oct 14, 2016 wksu Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says in court filings voters improperly removed from the rolls could cast provisional ballots this year if a court allows it. Judge Blocks Enforcement Of State Provisional, Absentee Ballot Rules By Associated Press • Jun 8, 2016 Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he'll appeal a federal judge's Tuesday ruling blocking rules for how thousands of absentee and provisional ballots are counted. Legislature Approves Tougher Voting Requirements By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 21, 2013 Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate have approved two bills affecting voter and ballot rules. Dems Say Husted Failing To Comply With Federal Law By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 6, 2012 Legislative Democrats say Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has not complied with provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 involving the handling of provisional ballots. Appeals Court Issues Stay In Provisional Ballots Case By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 1, 2012 The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has temporarily halted an attempt by voter advocates to expand the conditions under which provisional ballots are counted.