The Speaker of the House of Representatives, third in line to the White House, is elected by a very non-representative suburban, rural and overwhelmingly white Ohio congressional district carved out to insure his safe re-election.
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?