drop boxes

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

BY: - May 27, 2021

Ohio lawmakers are currently considering a number of changes to state elections law, with one of the proposals dealing with the use of ballot drop boxes. House Bill 294, known as the “Ohio Election Security and Modernization Act,” would prohibit counties from placing drop boxes anywhere besides at the boards of elections offices. Voters would […]

Ohio bill would require hundreds of ballot drop boxes be installed across state

BY: - March 19, 2021

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. Bride Rose Sweeney, D-Cleveland, and Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, believe the additional drop boxes will make voting more convenient for Ohioans seeking to cast absentee ballots. Secretary of State Frank LaRose, […]

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Despite barriers, make sure your voice is heard by voting

BY: - October 22, 2020

Ohio’s voting procedures have been visible in the news. There are reports that nearly 50,000 of mail-in absentee ballots have been sent out incorrectly, with the wrong name or address. Another report tells of how a company in charge of printing ballots sent wrong ballots to one state, or just flat-out haven’t mailed ballots out […]

Here is where to drop off your Ohio absentee ballot

BY: - October 20, 2020

Absentee voting has begun in Ohio, with ballots getting mailed out to those who request them and early voting centers open each day for the next few weeks. Those receiving absentee ballots have two choices for returning them: mailing the completed ballot back to the county board of elections office, or visiting their county’s office […]

Trump’s rhetoric on election integrity unfolds in courtrooms, tweets

BY: - October 9, 2020

And it’s sowing the ground for a contested election See you in court! It is a threat President Donald Trump and his reelection campaign have lobbed — sometimes verbatim — at states across the country this year. Last week, the campaign threatened litigation in Pennsylvania if it wasn’t allowed to observe activity inside satellite election […]

Voter fraud myth persists despite constant failure to prove claims

BY: - October 6, 2020

Trump shifts focus of his accusations from illegal immigrants to mail-in voting TOPEKA, Kansas — Scott Moore had never heard of the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck program before election officials in Kansas and Florida exposed his personal information, along with 944 other Kansas voters. The now-defunct Crosscheck was designed to help county clerks clean up […]