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A box to drop off absentee ballots sits in the parking lot of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections in Cleveland.

LaRose Prohibits Additional Ballot Drop Boxes For Presidential Election

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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

Kentucky Secretary of State Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board

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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

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose

Frank LaRose Wants To Modernize Voter Roll Removal Process

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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