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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Thousands of Ohioans cast ballots on the final day of weekend early voting in Ohio – some for standing in line for hours. That includes many at the early voting center in the state capital. “We made it!” After more than two hours in line, voters audibly celebrated arriving… Read More
More than 6 million voters under 30 have cast early ballots, compared with roughly 2 million at the same time in 2016. The number of first-time voters in that group has doubled in four years.
With a week left, Americans have already cast 66 million early ballots, putting the 2020 election on track for historic levels of voter turnout.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (OVR) — Christian County Clerk Mike Kem in western Kentucky has already seen COVID-19 enter his doors — three of his employees are currently isolated with the virus. Since his office is in charge of coordinating local elections in his county, he says that up-close experience with the virus has emphasized to him… Read More
NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Early voting has begun in Ohio, again looming as a potential swing state, but this time in a pandemic-altered election. Elections officials are hoping voters will take advantage of early voting opportunities between Tuesday and the Nov. 3 election day. Besides weekday voting, early voting will be available the two weekends… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A voting rights organization says there are potentially a lot fewer voters who will cast ballots this year compared to the presidential primary four years ago. The group looked at totals so far for the March 17 primary that has been extended to April 28. Mike Brickner with All Voting is Local has compared numbers for… Read More
Know your rights as a voter! Do you know how to register voters who are incarcerated? homeless? under age 18? in college? Are you up to date on early voting, acceptable forms of identification, absentee and provisional ballots? How concerned are you about voter purging and suppression? What should you do on Election Day if… Read More
By Nick Lantz ATHENS, Ohio – The town of Athens is buzzing with people making phone calls, knocking on doors, and handing out pamphlets. Many local activists are working harder than ever as the election approaches. This particular election gives activists a difficult challenge to overcome. Only nine percent of voters wanted either Trump or… Read More