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Commentary: A Safe Experience at the Polls

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Commentary: A Safe Experience at the Polls

By Tyler Buchanan By the time I arrived at the Franklin County Board of Elections last Thursday afternoon, the long line waiting to vote I’d seen in photos had mostly dissipated. Once I made it past the gauntlet of enthusiastic partisans in the parking lot — Please take a quick glance at this giant stack of pamphlets, won’t […]

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Voter’s Guide to Columbus Ballot Issues

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Voter’s Guide to Columbus Ballot Issues

Even as Election Day stands almost a month away, voters are already heading to the polls. Early voting started Wednesday, Oct 12, and along with casting ballots for president and state and local representatives, Columbusites are voting on various bond issues that will go toward public transit, utilities and schools. Columbus City Schools The Columbus […]

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ODP Taking Golden Week Lawsuit to Supreme Court

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega ODP Taking Golden Week Lawsuit to Supreme Court

Golden Week — Ohio’s unique early voting period where voters can register and cast all in one — is dead and gone, but the Ohio Democratic Party plans to resurrect it. Again. The bill (SB 238) eliminating Golden Week was conceived in 2013 and signed into law in February of 2014 by Gov. John Kasich, […]

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In Early Voting Changes, Many See Voter Suppression

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea In Early Voting Changes, Many See Voter Suppression

Early voting was set to begin in Ohio a week ago, before a decision by the United States Supreme Court pushed the start date for early voting to today. On Sept 29, SCOTUS sided with the state and Republican-led legislature, which sought to limit Ohio’s early voting days, by staying decisions from the lower courts […]

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Best Political Development of 2008: Obama’s Win

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Political Development of 2008: Obama’s Win

(Photo by Strummy) Just like the historic election on November 4th, this survey result was one that we knew we were going to be able to call early. As soon as the results started coming in, the vast majority were tipped in Obama’s favor. And it’s no wonder considering that the majority of Columbus Underground […]

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Brunner: “Early Voting Is Here To Stay”

Walker Evans Walker Evans

whiotv.com wrote Brunner: “Early Voting Is Here To Stay” Jim Otte, Reporter Tuesday, December 2, 2008 Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner opened a post-election summit Tuesday to review what went right and what went wrong with the Nov. 2008 balloting. Brunner said the review would be made with an eye towards making improvements in the […]

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Election Day open thread – Did you vote today?

 Brent

I just drove through campus on the way to work. There were about 100 students in line outside the Jesse Owens building waiting to get inside to wait in line some more. It was 7:25 in the morning. I was NEVER up before 10 when I was in college. Wow.

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