Voter Access

A federal district judge has ruled blind Ohio residents have been denied "meaningful access" to the absentee voting system, but implementing changes would fundamentally alter the entire system.

Several blind voters and an advocacy group for the blind are suing  Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted over the accessibility of paper absentee ballots in the swing state.  

Debate Over How To Handle Absentee Ballots Continues

Oct 21, 2013

Last year, all Ohio voters got absentee voter applications – whether they requested them or not – as a way to settle a fight over whether counties could send out those forms unsolicited.

If you want to register to vote in Ohio, you need to go to your local election board to do that. But there’s a bill in the Ohio legislature that would allow Ohioans to register to vote online.