2022 primary

Ohio Secretary of State says he didn’t call for Supreme Court chief’s ouster

BY: - April 6, 2022

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose on Tuesday denied that he had called for the impeachment of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor after she had repeatedly ruled against LaRose and the rest of her fellow Republicans on the Ohio Redistricting Commission. LaRose’s comments come four days  after he told a group of Union […]

Ohio Supreme Court denies Dem request to change primary

BY: - March 25, 2022

Democrats weren’t successful in convincing the Ohio Supreme Court to change the May 3 primary date, according to a Thursday afternoon filing. The motion was filed by House Minority Leader Allison Russo and state Sen. Vernon Sykes, both members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission, who said moving the primary date would help the commission be […]

Ohio Redistricting Commission adds two new mapmakers

BY: - March 22, 2022

The same day that mapmakers were finalized to bring about a fourth version of the legislative redistricting maps, Democratic members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission asked the state’s highest court to move the May 3 primary. Indecision mounted in the Monday evening meeting of the ORC, where they fretted over the hiring of independent mapmakers […]

Timken touts Portman endorsement in three-stop campaign swing

BY: - March 7, 2022

At least 60 people packed themselves into a room that would feel full with 20 at Jane Timken’s campaign headquarters Friday. Good thing the former chair of the state GOP isn’t running for fire marshal. The crowd was an interesting mix of young and old. Many of the fresh-faced among them were campaign staffers sporting […]

Ohio Redistricting Commission asks for dismissal in congressional redistricting lawsuit

BY: - November 30, 2021

Members of the now-disbanded Ohio Redistricting Commission joined together in asking the Ohio Supreme Court to dismiss the congressional redistricting case against them in a filing made public Monday afternoon. Attorney General Dave Yost’s office wrote on behalf of Gov. Mike DeWine, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, Senate President Matt Huffman and House Speaker Bob […]

New congressional maps to push back election deadlines

BY: - November 19, 2021

Candidates for congressional elections won’t just see the impact of redistricting in their district lines. The deadlines for 2022 elections will also see changes with House passage of the GOP maps. With no emergency clause attached to Senate Bill 258, the bill that was fast-tracked for passage of congressional redistricting lines, the effective date of […]