Elections

Should Ohio candidates be able to use campaign funds on child...

If Ohio wants a more diverse set of political candidates, state Sen. Tina Maharath believes the campaign rules should be more favorable to busy...

Senate Democrats’ voting rights push stalls in the face of GOP...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Republicans shut down efforts to open debate on a sweeping elections reform and voting rights bill brought to the Senate...

Mailbag: What’s with all the ‘Ohio is for Leaders’ ads on...

Welcome back to another installment of the Ohio Capital Journal Mailbag. Sports betting is not yet legal here, but the odds are good you...

Ohio GOP leaders may have sole power to intervene in gerrymandering...

A last-second addition to the Ohio Senate’s budget proposal would give Republican leaders sole ability to contest legal challenges to the new legislative maps...

Justice Department to increase legal staff amid surge in restrictive voting...

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice announced Friday that it is doubling its enforcement attorneys who will work to protect voting rights. U.S. Attorney General Merrick...

Former congressman Renacci to challenge Gov. DeWine in GOP primary

If Mike DeWine is going to achieve a second term as governor, he will first have to overcome a primary challenge from a former...

The race for Ohio Supreme Court chief justice is on

2022 race could prove complicated for Ohio Democrats At least two justices on the Ohio Supreme Court are eyeing the chief justice position and plan...

Parties battle over proposed elections changes in Ohio 

The Republican sponsors of a bill proposing numerous changes to Ohio election law say they are open to some compromise with Democratic opponents. But this...

An Ohio County needed new voter machines. Election conspiracies complicated everything

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled last week that Stark County must purchase voting machines from a company baselessly accused by the former president and...

Cherry bombs in drop boxes? Elections officials say Ohio boxes are...

Ohio lawmakers are currently considering a number of changes to state elections law, with one of the proposals dealing with the use of ballot...
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