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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There are now more registered voters in Ohio than in the last dozen years, but the total didn’t set a record. There are 8,073,417 registered voters in Ohio as of the close of voter registration a week ago – a higher total than in any year since the record of… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohioans have just a few more days to register to vote if they want to cast a ballot in this year’s elections. Most people can go online to register but that might not be as easy for college students or others who move often. When you register to vote online,… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Secretary of State Frank LaRose, the state’s top elections official, is working with craft breweries to help increase the number of registered voters in Ohio. He says this is just one way to reach eligible voters. More than 30 craft breweries in Ohio are working with the initiative to ramp up… 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.
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.
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
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief is urging voters to see if they’re among almost 183,000 registrations canceled as part of the state’s voter rolls maintenance. Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose said the process is incomplete, but he released the searchable list Friday so that affected voters still have time to register by the Oct…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State election officials are reviewing about 1,000 more Ohio voter registrations that were flagged for cancellation during a recent purge to assure they weren’t improperly deleted. Cleveland.com reports Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office undertook the review after Democratic state legislative staffers said they’d identified another flaw in the state’s system for… Read More
Ohio’s top elections official says it’s already easy to vote in Ohio but he says wants to make it even easier. Here’s what he wants to do. Right now, when you get your Ohio driver’s license, you can register to vote or update your registration. Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose is asking a bipartisan group of… Read More
Claims of massive illegal voting by noncitizens have routinely been disproved, but some noncitizens end up on the voter rolls, often by accident. Now, states are trying to fix that.