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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse) — With less than 12 weeks before the presidential election, Secretary of State Frank LaRose (R-Ohio) is sending out the rules all boards of elections must follow, including a decision to only allow one ballot drop box for each county. LaRose, Ohio’s top elections official, says voters will only have one drop box… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison Lundergan Grimes claims the action by Republican lawmakers amounts to an unconstitutional infringement of her executive authority. Grimes, a Democrat, warns that “confusion and uncertainty” will surround Kentucky’s May 21 primary… Read More
“When an agreement is so brazenly disregarded and our security is so openly threatened, we must respond,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.
Newly-sworn in Secretary of State Frank LaRose is already making his pitch to Ohio lawmakers for his biggest legislative priorities. Among the top issues, modernizing the voter removal process, which right now allows registrations to be removed after six years of inactivity. LaRose says he’s legally obligated to maintain an accurate voter list. But he… Read More
The top U.S. diplomat accused the Obama administration of making crucial errors that worsened a string of crises in the region, from the Arab Spring to ISIS.
In an interview with NPR, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expanded on remarks by President Trump, who declared the U.S. had “won against ISIS” and would pull troops from Syria.