Voter Fraud

An East Liverpool woman was sentenced today to jail time for voter fraud. 

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he has identified an additional 385 non-citizens who are registered to vote in the presidential battleground state, including 82 who cast ballots in at least one election.  

Statehouse News Bureau

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled the process Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is using to remove voters from the rolls is illegal.


The wife of central Ohio televangelist Rod Parsley has been given a suspended jail sentence for violating state election laws.

A northeast Ohio woman accused of falsely registering more than 30 people to vote has been indicted on charges of voter registration fraud after an investigation started when election officials found at last five dead people's names among new registrations. 

Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

A Democratic State lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would prevent the Republican Secretary of State from removing many people from voter rolls.

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 Claims Problems With Voter Rolls

Dec 19, 2013

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is asking county prosecutors to investigate 17 people who voted during the 2012 election.

Hamilton County Board of Elections officials are considering whether to investigate improper voting allegations against county prosecutor and former state treasurer Joe Deters.

Debate Over Voter Photo ID Heats Up Again

Nov 14, 2013

The Ohio House is again considering legislation requiring people to present a government issued photo i-d before voting.

Elections officials in Hamilton and Franklin Counties are investigating potential voter fraud cases involving dozens of local police officers.

Dems Question Husted's Voter Suppression Report

Jun 6, 2013

Two Democratic state lawmakers are questioning a review by local county election boards of 135 instances of voter suppression during the 2012 presidential election.

The Franklin County Board of Elections has referred to prosecutors the cases of 90 people who allegedly cast two ballots in the 2012 presidential election.

A former Hamilton County poll worker will be sentenced in July for voter fraud.

Secretary of State Discounts Stories of Widespread Voter Fraud

May 23, 2013

Voter fraud is an issue that’s talked about a lot around election time but Ohio’s top elections official says it’s not a big problem in the state.

Votes In 2012 Election Under Scrutiny

Mar 29, 2013

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says 450 votes in the 2012 election are under scrutiny, with 129 of them turned over to law enforcement for investigation.