voter turnout

COMMENTARY

Dear Ohio voters, the only way to save our democratic republic is for you to show up to vote

BY: - May 24, 2022

Dear Ohio Voters, We need to talk. Especially those of you who skipped the primary election earlier this month. There were a lot of you who didn’t bother to vote. Turnout was the third worst on record since 1986. Nearly 8 out of 10 Ohioans who could have voted in person or by mail — […]

It’s looking good for Secretary of State LaRose’s bet with Michigan

BY: - November 9, 2020

Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s bet with the state up north is, like some elections throughout America, still too close to call. But it’s looking good for Ohio. A full year ago, LaRose and his counterpart in Michigan made a bet to see which state would have the higher voter turnout percentage in the 2020 […]

COMMENTARY

Ohio in desperate need of election modernization

BY: - January 17, 2020

Ohioans need to have an urgent, nonpartisan, consensus-driven conversation about a subject we rarely talk about: our state’s woefully lackluster voter participation.  Despite Ohio’s longstanding reputation for being the nation’s election barometer, when it comes to our record of showing up at the polls, “so goes Ohio” is not what we would ever wish for […]