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Ohio’s Secretary of State Says 354 Non-Citizens Voted or Registered to Vote in 2018

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Ohio’s Secretary of State says 354 people who are not U.S. citizens have voted or registered to vote in 2018. Secretary of State Frank LaRose says 277 non-citizens registered to vote and another 77 actually voted in the midterm election in 2018. He says the problems were discovered in the most recent annual check between… Read More

Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear, along with lieutenant governor candidate Jacqueline Coleman, acknowledge supporters at the Kentucky Democratic Party election night watch event, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Louisville, Ky.

Beshear Claims Victory in Kentucky; Bevin Refuses to Concede

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s bitter race for governor went into overtime as Democrat Andy Beshear declared victory while Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, a close ally of President Donald Trump, refused to concede with results showing he trailed by a few thousand votes. Kentucky has some sorting out to do before inaugurating its next governor…. Read More

Voters cast their ballots on Election Day in McArthur, Ohio.

Democrats Propose Making Election Day A Paid Holiday In Ohio

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On this election day, two Democratic state lawmakers announced they’re introducing a bill to make future general election days paid state holidays for all Ohio workers. Reps. Erica Crawley (D-Columbus) and Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Cleveland) are the sponsors of the bill. They said current state law allows “reasonable time” for workers to vote, but hourly… Read More

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, left, and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear participate in a debate at the Singletary Center

Bevin, Beshear Square Off in Combative Televised Debate

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin aggressively pushed back against Democratic challenger Andy Beshear’s plan to legalize casino gambling, while the incumbent declared he regretted nothing he’s said about teachers as they met in a high-stakes debate Monday night. The bitter rivals, sitting next to each other, didn’t hide their mutual animosity during… Read More

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Ky. Supreme Court Candidates Offer Starkly Different Resumes

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A veteran appellate judge and a prominent lawmaker are highlighting their different resumes while making their case to voters in competing for a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court. State Sen. Whitney Westerfield and Judge Christopher Shea Nickell are vying to represent a 24-county western Kentucky district on the state’s highest… Read More

Andy Beshear and Gov. Matt Bevin

Bevin, Beshear Wrangle Over Education in Debate

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear traded shots in a rancorous debate Tuesday night that turned personal when the incumbent brought up his challenger’s children to claim his opponent is a “fraud” in promoting public education. Beshear responded that he supports his children and told Bevin that… Read More

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Kentucky Democrats File Lawsuit Over Voter ‘Inactive List’

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Democratic Party contends in a new lawsuit that the State Board of Elections placed 175,000 registered voters on an “inactive list,” possibly infringing on their right to vote. Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Ben Self said in a statement the party determined the lawsuit was necessary to prevent “unfair burdens”… Read More

Rep. Tim Ryan

4 Presidential Candidates to Headline Ohio Democrats’ Dinner

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The national Democratic chairman and four of the party’s 2020 presidential contenders are scheduled to headline the Ohio Democratic Party’s biggest annual fundraiser. The party announced the line-up for its State Dinner Monday. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez will be joined by White House candidates Julián Castro, Amy Klobuchar, Tim… Read More

A sign outside of the Nelsonville voter precinct lets people know where they can vote.

Ohio GOP Fined $100K for Improperly Funding Voter Database

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Republican Party is paying a $100,000 civil penalty to the Federal Election Commission for improperly funding a 2014 voter turnout database built by the company of an ally of then-Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Cleveland.com reports an agreement announced last week cites the party for using almost $490,000 in non-federal funds for a… Read More