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Second closed primaries measure gets a hearing in the Ohio House

BY: - December 8, 2023

Two Ohio lawmakers want voters to declare their party months before the primary election. But in its first committee hearing this week the idea was met with pushback from both sides of the aisle. The proposal is actually one of two measures in the Ohio House calling for closed primaries elections. Their most notable difference […]

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Ohio House bill to close primaries gets first hearing

BY: - October 4, 2023

An Ohio House bill establishing a closed primary system got its first hearing in committee this week. A Senate companion measure got its first hearing last week. The proposals require voters to affirmatively select their party at least 30 days before a primary election to cast partisan ballots. Supporters argue the changes will prevent partisans […]