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Shio State Troopers and National Guard stand watch at the Ohio Statehouse on Jan. 17 during the planned "armed protest," which remained peaceful.

“Armed March” On Ohio Statehouse Features Conspiracy Theories And Guns, But Stays Peaceful

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The planned “armed march” that was expected in all 50 state capitals and brought out heavy security resulted in just a few dozen protestors at the Ohio Statehouse. People describing themselves as the Ohio Boogaloo, along with supporters of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, shared space on the Statehouse… Read More

West Virginia House of Delegates member Derrick Evans, left, is given the oath of office Dec. 14, 2020, in the House chamber at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Evans recorded video of himself and fellow supporters of President Donald Trump storming the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 prompting calls for his resignation and thousands of signatures on an online petition advocating his removal.

Lawmaker Resigns From West Virginia House After Being Charged For His Role In U.S. Capitol Insurrection

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WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — Derrick Evans, a newly elected West Virginia state lawmaker, has resigned before serving a single day in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The 35-year-old from Wayne County was one of hundreds of pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted Congress during the certification of state election results… Read More

West Virginia House of Delegates member Derrick Evans, left, is given the oath of office Dec. 14, 2020, in the House chamber at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Evans recorded video of himself and fellow supporters of President Donald Trump storming the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 prompting calls for his resignation and thousands of signatures on an online petition advocating his removal.

W.Va. State Lawmaker Charged With Entering A Restricted Area In Storming Of U.S. Capitol

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WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVPB) — A West Virginia lawmaker who filmed himself taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday has been charged by federal officials. Del. Derrick Evans, R-Wayne — who was just elected to a first term in the West Virginia House of Delegates — has been charged with entering a… Read More

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

National Popular Vote Movement Gets Pushback From Conservatives

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A group is working to put before Ohio voters a constitutional amendment requiring the state’s presidential electoral votes go to the winner of the national popular vote. But a conservative group is pushing back on that idea. Democratic candidates and groups around the country have suggested abolishing the electoral college. But Rob Walgate with the… Read More

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

Electoral College Reform Supporters Start Ballot Effort In Ohio

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A group has filed paperwork to allow voters to join a national effort to get rid of electoral votes and award the presidency to the candidate who actually gets the most votes. Attorney General Dave Yost has certified the ballot language summary. Now it’s up to the Ballot Board to give the okay for a national group to begin… Read More