Elections

Early voting underway in Ohio for May 2021 primary election

It is election season once again in Ohio, though you may or may not have something to vote for this spring. Early voting has begun...

Dr. Acton, former state health director, will not run for U.S....

Dr. Amy Acton, the former state health director who led Ohio's pandemic response in its early months, announced Tuesday she will not enter the...

Bill seeks to end ‘dark money’ spending in Ohio elections

Republican lawmakers are proposing to revamp some of Ohio’s campaign finance laws that would shine a light on “dark money” groups. Public officials from both...

Voting rights advocates air worries about onslaught of new state election...

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House elections panel on Thursday heard from witnesses about the need to craft a new formula that identifies which states...

After financing xenophobic campaign, FirstEnergy deplores anti-Asian bigotry

There has been a terrifying surge in violence against Asians over the past year, prompting one Ohio company to take a stand on an...

Biden slams ‘un-American’ GOP drive to curb voting rights in the...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday in his first formal news conference since taking office blasted Republican-controlled state legislatures that are seeking to...

Local control, or killing renewables? Bill sparks debate

A bill that would allow neighbors to block wind turbines and solar arrays in the rural corners of Ohio is sparking an intense debate...

Advocates tout an “incredible opportunity” to tamp down gerrymandering

Despite all the horrors of the coronavirus pandemic, it delivered one wrinkle that some advocates believe is an unprecedented opportunity to mitigate "partisan gerrymandering."  Ever...

Ohio bill would require hundreds of ballot drop boxes be installed...

Democratic lawmakers want to increase voter drop box access throughout the state of Ohio, proposing to install hundreds of boxes for future elections. State Reps....

Speaker Cupp: Still no plans to hold vote to expel Rep....

It has been 240 days since former House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested for his alleged involvement in a bribery and money-laundering scheme. Yet the...
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