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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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Dialogue – Election 2020: What’s Next?

  Dialogue – Election 2020: What’s Next?

After the ballots are cast, WOSU Public Media’s Mike Thompson and a panel of experts will look at the aftermath of the 2020 election. They will discuss the results, voting process, any legal challenges and how the country will move forward. Registration is required and will allow you to submit questions for Q&A, receive updates about upcoming […]

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Dialogue – Election 2020: Making Our Votes Count

  Dialogue – Election 2020: Making Our Votes Count

The 2020 election will be like none other in recent history. American voters are as divided as they’ve been in decades and a global pandemic is forcing them to cast ballots in different ways. Political divisions and COVID-19 will stress our electoral system like never before. As Ohioans make their choices, we’ll look at what […]

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DeWine: “No Ohioan Should Have to Pay…Just to Cast a Ballot”

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal DeWine: “No Ohioan Should Have to Pay…Just to Cast a Ballot”

By Marty Schladen Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said he did not agree with a decision by the legislature, which is controlled by his fellow Republicans, not to pay postage on mail-in ballots. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ohioans are expected to rely heavily on mail-in voting as they did in the primary. But as officials prepare […]

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Don’t Vote Twice, Ohio Secretary of State Office Says

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Don’t Vote Twice, Ohio Secretary of State Office Says

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio elections officials are urging voters to take advantage of absentee voting this fall, noting it is a safe option amid the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump has repeatedly spread misinformation about the practice of voting by mail, and this week has encouraged voters to potentially cast multiple ballots — an illegal practice that is a fourth-degree […]

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How to Use Voter Drop Boxes This Fall

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal How to Use Voter Drop Boxes This Fall

By Tyler Buchanan Ohio voter drop boxes are shaping up to play an important role in the election process this fall. Each of Ohio’s 88 counties will feature one drop box and they can be used for more than just dropping off completed ballots. The 88 county boards of election offices must all have their drop […]

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Update: Polls Are Closed Today After Order From Director of Health

Walker Evans Walker Evans Update: Polls Are Closed Today After Order From Director of Health

Update (3/17 9:45am) — This post has been updated multiple times to include the most current information as this story continues to develop. Polling locations are closed today for in-person primary voting after the state issued a public health order late last night signed by Dr. Amy Acton, the state’s Director of Health. “To avoid an […]

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