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Ohio Elections 2012

Ohio Polls 2012: What You Need To Know To Vote

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Ohio, it's time to cast your vote. And what an important vote it is in your 'swing state.' Here's what you need to know about polls in Ohio on Elec...

Ohio Absentee Ballot Requests May Have Been Rejected Due To Glitch

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of Ohio voters who asked for absentee ballots may have had their requests incorrectly rejected because of a glitch in Ohio's vo...

Paul Ryan Sells Himself As From Key State

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

SABINA, Ohio -- Paul Ryan might as well be an Ohioan. The farm fields smell familiar. They small town streets look just like his. The chill in the ai...

Election Officials Botch Election Day's Date Again

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

With both presidential campaigns focusing their attention on the critical swing state of Ohio, officials in the northern county of Ottawa discovered l...

Union Makes Ambitious Push That Could Boost Obama

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The AFL-CIO says it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households over the past 18 months, part of an ambitious push...

Economic Uptick Could Secure Battleground Victory For Obama

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

CANTON, Ohio -- In this crucial battleground in campaign 2012, William Healy and Joe Halter stand on opposing sides of the great divide: How to jump-s...

Democrat Runs Against Obama, Pelosi

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

It's not just Republicans who are running against their party leaders in an unsettled election year. In Ohio, former Democratic Rep. Charlie Wilson is...

Mysterious Group Attacking Dem In Close Race

ProPublica | Posted 09.07.2012 | Politics

By Justin Elliott, ProPublica In May, a previously unknown group started pouring money into Ohio's U.S. Senate race, considered one of the most imp...

Luke Johnson

Obama Campaign Strikes Back Against GOP Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Obama For America filed a motion Wednesday asking a federal court to enforce three days of early voting in Ohio before the 2012 election. The motio...

Luke Johnson

Court Rules On Contentious Obama Lawsuit In Swing State

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

A federal judge sided with the Obama campaign and ruled Friday to order Ohio to restore three days of early voting before Election Day, a decision tha...

Dem Being Drowned Out By Outside Groups

AP | JOHN SEEWER and JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nowhere is as much money being spent on a Senate race this year as in Ohio, where liberal Democrat Sherrod Brown is seeking a s...

Kasich Signs Controversial Repeal Law, Sparks Backlash

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, May 15 (Reuters) - Ohio's Republican Governor John Kasich signed a bill on Tuesday reversing a contentious v...

GOP-Led States Move To Change The Rules Ahead Of 2012

Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

By ANN SANNER, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) COLUMBUS, Ohio — After years of expanding when and how people can vote, state legislatures now under new Rep...

Obama Faces Tough Fight In Key 2012 States

Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama bucked decades-old electoral trends to win the White House in 2008, taking n...

GOP Governor Pushes Contentious Change

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's new Republican Gov. John Kasich is a study in contradictions. He is candid yet secretive. He is acerbic yet personable....