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The Proposals to Keep Ohio’s Redistricting Process on Track, Explained

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal The Proposals to Keep Ohio’s Redistricting Process on Track, Explained

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio’s redistricting process is in a state of turmoil, with a delay in Census data leading the state to worry about there not being enough time to adequately draw new legislative maps. Republicans and Democrats have both presented plans for how Ohio can deal with these delays. In essence, legislative leaders from both […]

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Ohio House Republicans Propose Voting Law Changes

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio House Republicans Propose Voting Law Changes

By Tyler Buchanan Two Republican lawmakers recently unveiled their election reform bill to colleagues, proposing changes to how Ohioans can register to vote and cast absentee ballots in future elections. The bill has not yet been introduced, but Reps. Bill Seitz of Green Twp. and Sharon Ray of Wadsworth outlined their proposals in a cosponsor request […]

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Census Data Delays Could Significantly Impact Ohio Redistricting Efforts

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Census Data Delays Could Significantly Impact Ohio Redistricting Efforts

By Tyler Buchanan Delays in processing the 2020 U.S. Census data will likely impact Ohio’s ability to redraw legislative districts later this year. The U.S. Census Bureau announced last Friday it has pushed back the deadline to release population data to Sept. 30, months later than was originally expected, due to the pandemic. The delay could […]

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Bill Seeking to Prohibit Voter Intimidation to Be Considered After Election

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Bill Seeking to Prohibit Voter Intimidation to Be Considered After Election

By Susan Tebben A bill regarding election protections was introduced last week by a Democratic Ohio House member. Though the House won’t come back into session to consider the bill until after the general election, state Rep. Adam Miller, D-Columbus, filed the bill that would bar any “reckless attempts” to force a voter to reveal who […]

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Will Ohio Decide The President in 2020?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Will Ohio Decide The President in 2020?

“As Ohio goes, so goes the nation.” That saying has rang true for the past 60 years, as Ohio voters have swung back and forth to favor the presidential candidate that has won the election all the way back to Lyndon B. Johnson. But some political analysts are questioning whether Ohio will play as important […]

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Voting Advocates Push for a Less Confusing Fall Election

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Voting Advocates Push for a Less Confusing Fall Election

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio’s lengthy, unpredictable primary election finally concluded last week.  Now the fight is on to determine how the November general election will proceed. That will be an election with a presidential race and other hot ticket items on the ballot, leading to a much larger turnout compared to the election held primarily through […]

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Ohio Voting Rights Groups take Issue with Primary Postponement

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Voting Rights Groups take Issue with Primary Postponement

By Tyler Buchanan Days after the Ohio Primary Election was postponed, it is still unclear how (or when) voting will proceed. Despite that, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose is not waiting on the courts or the legislature to decide. LaRose has announced a new June 2 voting date on his official government website.  Not only that, […]

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