election protection

A voter shows identification to an election judge during primary voting on May 3, 2022 in Lordstown, Ohio. (Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Scramble for August election brings issues to hard-working poll workers

BY: - August 8, 2023

In events that election monitors said were indicative of the scramble to put together an August election rapidly, poll locations across the state had issues ranging from machine malfunctions to removed campaign signs. But the issues were largely resolved and didn’t amount to significant problems at the polls. Election watchers said the issues didn’t show […]

After ‘pesky’ issues on voting day, election protection advocates push for more improvements

BY: - November 4, 2020

While election protection groups reported no major issues on election day, misinformation about curbside voting and some intimidation at the polls joined technical issues in affecting voter experience at the polls, they said Wednesday. Record turnout encouraged groups like the Ohio chapters of the ACLU and the League of Women Voters, who held a media […]