Statistics dreamboat and 100-percent boyfriend material Nate Silver has awarded the state of
Ohio the "Florida-in-2000 Prize for Undue Anxiety and Overdetermined Prognosticating." Mazel tov, Buckeye State, and better luck next year, Pennsylvania.
Since these new laws and hours worked in 2008, why chance the system for 2012? The question remains, are Ohio's voting hours being influenced by partisan attempts to disenfranchise certain groups of Americans?
The injection of huge sums of cash into partisan election operations has re-defined the process of American democracy in this and several previous election cycles. We're not testing the legalities of these coordinated efforts.