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Younger Ohioans are registering to vote in big numbers after US Supreme Court abortion ruling
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There’s been a flood of people registering to vote since the US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health in June striking down… Read More
Ohio Secretary of State hopeful is ruled ineligible for the November ballot
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Assistant Ohio Secretary of State Kimberly Burns said podcaster Terpsehore Maras is not eligible to be on the Nov. 2022 ballot as an independent… Read More
Congress Certifies Biden Victory After Pro-Trump Rioters Storm The Capitol
Lawmakers returned to the Capitol after hours of chaos in which protesters forced their way into the building and abruptly halted Congress’ tally of Electoral College votes.
‘We Will Not Bow To Lawlessness’: Congress Returns After Rioters Breach U.S. Capitol
Members of Congress returned to the floor after pro-Trump extremists stormed the Capitol and halted certification proceedings.
In Video, Trump Sympathizes With Protesters, But Tells Them To ‘Go Home’
In his first remarks, since the start of the insurrection, Trump said of the extremists who stormed the Capitol, “you’re very special.”
U.S. Capitol Locked Down As Far-Right Trump Supporters Enter The Building
As thousands of far-right and pro-Trump demonstrators march in downtown D.C. Wednesday, groups of protestors have moved towards the U.S. Capitol and some are growing violent.
Ohio’s Congressional Delegation In Lockdown As Chaos Overtakes U.S. Capitol
Updated: 4:48 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCPN) — Members of Ohio’s congressional delegation are scattered across the U.S. Capitol campus as Pro-Trump extremists storm the Capitol building and… Read More
Supreme Court Shuts Door On Trump Election Prospects
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued four states that Joe Biden won, claiming their changes to election procedures during the pandemic violated federal law.
Biden’s Victory Cemented As States Reach Key Electoral College Deadline
Dec. 8 is known as the “safe harbor” deadline for states to certify their results. Past the deadline, Congress has significantly less latitude to intervene in the election results.
Despite Voting Restoration Thousands Are Still Disenfranchised In The Ohio Valley
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (OVR) — After more than a decade, Kentucky resident Guy Hamilton-Smith voted this year for the first time in the state. Even though he didn’t vote in person… Read More
Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper Resigns
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — After an election where polls showed Democrats would do well in Ohio but largely didn’t, the leader of Ohio’s Democratic Party is resigning. David… Read More
Ohio Valley Divide: Vote Analysis Shows Bluer Cities, Deeper Red Rural Places
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — President-elect Joe Biden received a bigger turnout in the Ohio Valley in 2020 than Hillary Clinton did in 2016. So did his opponent Donald Trump. In… Read More
Facing Pressure, Trump Relents On Starting Biden Transition
Some Republican lawmakers have publicly urged the president to allow the formal transition process to begin for the good of the country.
AP: Trump Won 3.1M Votes In Ohio, A New State Record
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump won more votes this year than any candidate in Ohio history, certified county results compiled by The Associated Press show. The over 3.1… Read More
Why Were The Polls Off? Pollsters Have Some Early Theories
Along with state polls, national polls may have been significantly further off from the election results than in 2016. Many appear to have missed support for Trump and down-ballot GOP candidates.
Biden’s Win Shows Rural-Urban Divide Has Grown Since 2016
In the 2020 election, the rural-urban divide sharpened even further from 2016, with Republicans consolidating power in rural America which could help them hold onto the U.S. Senate.
Head Of DOJ’s Election Crimes Unit Steps Down After Barr OKs Election Inquiries
The attorney general’s policy breaks with the Justice Department’s policy of not interfering with elections that has stood for 40 years, Richard Pilger says.
Ohio Valley Lawmakers React to Trump’s False Statements Undermining The Election
WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — Polls had barely closed in the U.S. when President Donald Trump falsely alleged voter fraud and claimed prematurely to have won the election, saying “We will… Read More
Biden Wins Presidency, According To AP, Edging Trump In Turbulent Race
With Pennsylvania in Joe Biden’s column, the former vice president gains the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected.
Political Scientist Says Ohio Is No Longer A Bellwether, Swing, Or Battleground State
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Experts following the presidential vote count say there’s a good chance Democrat Joe Biden could get the 270 electoral votes he needs soon. And if… Read More
Trump Latches On To Conspiracies, As Legal Battles Fail And Path To Win Narrows
Lawsuits filed across the country are the result of a campaign legal team working to “bend reality” to fit Trump’s false claims, says one expert.
Ex-Massey Energy CEO Draws Thousands of Votes For President In Closely Contested States
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (OVR) — Former coal executive Don Blankenship, who went to prison for his role in the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster in West Virginia, drew about 55,000 votes… Read More
Mostly Good News For Ohio GOP, Mostly Bad News For Democrats In 2020 Vote
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Election Night 2020 was a bad night for Democrats and brought wins for Republicans on Ohio’s Capitol Square. But there were two races with… Read More
Results Still Unclear And 5 Other Takeaways From Election Night 2020
The election between Trump and Biden is still not settled, and it might not be for days.
President Trump Wins Re-election In Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio Republicans are claiming a Donald Trump victory in the state with more than 5.6 million votes cast and counted. The unofficial results are showing… Read More
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