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A new Quinnipiac poll of registered voters shows Ohio may be a swing state once again. The race between President Trump and likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden is a virtual dead heat with a little over four months to go before the November election. Biden is at 46%. Trump – who won Ohio by eight points… Read More
Amid slumping poll numbers, the president delivered a dark message, trying to tie Democratic opponent Joe Biden to the extreme left. Trump’s campaign promised a massive crowd but didn’t deliver.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A group that wanted to put voter reforms such as guaranteed 28 days of early voting, same day registration and voting and automatic registration at the BMV on the fall ballot has dropped its effort. Getting more than 440,000 valid signatures needed by July 1 to put an issue on the November ballot… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Voter turnout in Ohio has been around 70 percent in presidential election years, and elections officials think turnout will be high this year as well. But with lingering concerns related to the pandemic, they say it’s going to be important to get as many Ohioans as possible to vote early this November. The… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has formed a task force with local and statewide elections officials to prepare for the November election. He’s pushing legislation that would make changes for November but Democrats have their own bill to do that. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose says the Ohio… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A federal appeals court has dealt a blow to a group that’s trying to put changes to voting laws on this fall’s ballot. A federal court stayed a lower court ruling that gave the group more time and allowed for electronic signatures. The court’s order means the group will have to collect… Read More
Most places where Americans usually register to vote have been closed since March. It’s led to a big drop in new registrations right before an election that was expected to see record turnout.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — COVID-19 closed down the March primary election, and lawmakers extended the absentee ballot deadline to late April. Voter rights groups are asking state lawmakers to reform voting laws now, to avoid confusion before the November election. But they are not necessarily on the same page when it comes to which… Read More
The president with a major social media presence is facing a Democratic challenger with fewer digital resources. Biden’s strategy counts on real-world conditions overcoming Trump’s virtual dominance.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s secretary of state says an election day with in-person voting is still the plan for this fall, but he’s suggesting some changes in case concerns about coronavirus keep voters away. A key voting rights group agrees, but wants to go further. Secretary of State Frank LaRose is suggesting online… Read More
Sanders suspended his own campaign last week after determining his path to victory was “virtually impossible.”
The Vermont senator is exiting the 2020 race, bowing to the commanding delegate lead former Vice President Joe Biden has established.
The decision to postpone Ohio’s primary has stirred up legal challenges including a state supreme court lawsuit filed by the Ohio Democratic Party. But leaders there say this is actually a preemptive strike to protect the extended primary. Gov. Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Frank LaRose postponed the primary to prevent exposure to the coronavirus for voters… Read More
Sunday’s debate has just two candidates — Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden — and no live audience, because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
Republicans in Ohio might be tempted to cross over to vote for a Democrat in that party’s presidential primary on March 17th. After all, the Republican presidential candidate, President Donald Trump, is unopposed. But there are some things you should know before doing that. If you are a Republican but ask for a Democratic ballot, you will be limited… Read More
Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the race as he and six other presidential hopefuls take the stage on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Follow NPR’s live coverage of the debate.
The Democratic presidential primary is heading west. After contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, the party’s presidential hopefuls enter a new phase of the campaign in the more diverse state of Nevada. Loading…
Wednesday’s fiery 2020 Democratic debate came at a critical moment in the campaign, right before the Nevada caucuses and with early voting underway in a dozen states. Judy Woodruff talks to ABC News’ Matt Dowd, former chief strategist for President George W. Bush’s reelection campaign, and Democratic campaign advisers Michael Meehan and Iam Sams about… Read More
It was former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first debate after spending more than $300 million on ads. He had an uneven performance, especially when it came to his record on women.
Six candidates made the cut for the Las Vegas showdown, including former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who has never made the debate stage before.
The deadline to register to vote for the first-ever Ohio presidential primary on March 17 in Tuesday. Early voting begins Wednesday. The most recent stats show there are 7,730,676 registered voters in Ohio, out of a population of nearly 11.7 million people. As of February 08, 2020 there are 7,730,676 registered voters in Ohio, up 6,237 from the… Read More
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the favorite, as progressives seem to be coalescing around him and moderates are split among several candidates.
Dance party with DJ Barticus! There’s an election coming up, and you can’t vote if you’re not registered! Bring your friends, get it done, and then dance the night away knowing Athens will Rock The Vote in 2020! All ages welcome, especially 17 and up. $2 charge for underage guests.
The Iowa Democratic Party said Tuesday that “the underlying data” collected at caucus sites “was sound” despite the smartphone app malfunction. The party expects to report results later Tuesday.