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Jon Husted vs. Nina Turner Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Ohio Secretary of State Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.26.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Jon Husted vs. Nina Turner Secretary of State race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you.

Supreme Court Blocks Ohio Early Voting Extension

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court granted a last-minute stay of a lower court's ruling expanding early voting days and times in Ohio. Early voting ...

Appeals Court Rejects Attempt To Limit Early Voting Hours In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

A three-judge panel on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a lower court's ruling that restored a week of early voting days in Ohio, ...

Are Political Debates Dying?

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
Daniel Moulthrop

Declining to debate, especially when it's an incumbent who is declining, continues the erosion of trust between the people being served and the person in the elected office. It is a sign of disregard for democracy, and the voters who pay their salaries and finance their campaigns.

Paul Blumenthal

Corporations Have Found Yet Another (Secret) Way To Help Get Politicians Elected

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On June 14, 2012, someone created a corporation in Ohio called American Dream Fund LLC. Six months later, this corporation made a $250,0...

Dem Candidate Calls For Federal Investigation Into Ohio Voting Restrictions

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D-Ohio), who is running to unseat Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), continued his battle against voting restrictions...

Why, Oh Why, Ohio?

Alex Palombo | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Alex Palombo

Are you a minority, a low-wage worker, a student, or a senior citizen in Ohio? Were you hoping to vote on Election Day? Unfortunately, I have some bad news for you.

Ohio Early Voting Will No Longer Take Place On Sundays, Weekday Evenings

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

Ohio voters will no longer be able to take part in early voting on Sundays or weekday nights, according to hours set by Secretary of State Jon Husted....

UGH: Another GOP Voter Suppression Push In Ohio

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
P.G. Sittenfeld

In recent days, an alarming episode has been on unfolding in Hamilton County, where I serve as a Cincinnati City Councilman. Cloaked in the guise of an administrative relocation is a Republican move aimed at voter suppression.

Ohio Governor Draws Opponent For 2014 Race

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D) confirmed months of speculation Monday and announced the first step in a campaign to unseat Ohio Gov. John...

Listening For Ohio Democracy

Troy Jackson | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Troy Jackson

In a season of polarizing political rhetoric, with deliberate distortion and exaggeration the order of the day, people of faith are called to seek higher ground. We ought to move into authentic dialogue, and work on our individual and collective ability to listen to one another.

Former Governor Makes Big Decision

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) will not run for his old job in 2014. Strickland announced Tuesday morning that he would not challenge Gov. Joh...

GOP Voting Chief: Balance Not Politically Possible

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R) defended his decision to limit early voting in the state, saying that voting places needed time to set up for t...

John Celock

Dems' Big Hope For 'Voter Surpression Poster Child'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Kansas Democrats are using the threat of suing the state's Republican secretary of state over "voter surpression" as a new tactic to raise money. ...

Bring Back Same-day Registration to Fix Ohio's Provisional Ballot Problem

Mary Jo Kilroy | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Mary Jo Kilroy

After my experience with the voter hotline, and seeking the advice and opinions from other volunteers there, I have a few suggestions for moving forward.

Swing State Sorrows: The Price of a Vote That Matters

Rana B. Khoury | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rana B. Khoury

By November 7, we will have determined the course of the domestic and foreign policies of a global superpower. Very soon thereafter all will forget us, and then in four years wonder again why we are so fickle.

State's Last Minute Move Could Trash Legal Votes

Think Progress | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

A last-minute directive issued by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted could invalidate legal provisional ballots. Ohio is widely viewed as the most cri...

Judge Makes Decision On GOP Official's Controversial Firing Of Dems

Reuters | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

* Ohio is key battleground state in presidential election * Two officials were charged with breaking election law By Kim...

The Secretary's Setback: The Polls Will Stay Open in Ohio

Rana B. Khoury | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Rana B. Khoury

Our votes shouldn't be precious and fragile, susceptible to inconveniences and disenfranchisement. They are our right, and Ohioans know it like no one else.

Throwing a Yellow Flag at Election Officials

Mike Edwards | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Mike Edwards

The NFL removes an official from a game for merely being a fan, and yet our elections are being officiated by the players themselves. This, of course, has consequences.

Obama Campaign Asks Court To Allow Early Voting

AP | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- President Barack Obama's campaign is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to consider an appeal in a dispute over early voting in the p...

Trymaine Lee

Ohio Secretary Of State Deepens Confusion With Early Voting Appeal

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.11.2012 | Black Voices

Earlier this week when Ohio's Secretary of State John Husted said he'd appeal a court ruling that would reinstate early voting on the last three days ...

GOPer Appeals Key Ohio Decision To Supreme Court

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH and ANN SANNER | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's election chief on Tuesday appealed a ruling that reinstates the final three early voting days in the battleground state,...

Luke Johnson

GOP Official Talks About Need To 'Streamline' Voter ID Process

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, who has been fighting a lawsuit from the Obama campaign trying to restore early voting, said voter identification ...

Dems Fight Back Against GOP Firing

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Two Ohio election officials fired for trying to extend voting in the final weekend before...