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House Republicans Propose Sweeping Voting Restrictions

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal House Republicans Propose Sweeping Voting Restrictions

This article was first published on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. BY: JAKE ZUCKERMAN Republicans in the Ohio House of Representatives proposed sweeping voting restrictions last week that would impose new hurdles for voters to register and cast a ballot. The legislation, if passed, would require voters to present state issued photo identification to vote, eliminate no-excuse […]

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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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Ohio Gears up Voter Protection Efforts for Primaries

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio Gears up Voter Protection Efforts for Primaries

This past Super Tuesday, Americans across the country witnessed news coverage of outrageously long lines and wait times in parts of the country. Reports of up to seven hours in line for some, paired with too few voting machines and very few poll workers were as much a part of the conversation as were the […]

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NAACP LDF Letter Says Diversity on City Council is Superficial

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega NAACP LDF Letter Says Diversity on City Council is Superficial

Following one group’s continual push for district representation on Columbus City Council, council is again defending the at-large voting method by which its members are elected. This time, they’re answering to a letter sent by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), who last month asserted that Columbus’ electoral process violates the Voting Rights Act of […]

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