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Polls Open Around Ohio

Polls will remain open Tuesday until 7:30 p.m.
May 6, 2014

Voting is under way in Ohio’s primary election that will cull the field of candidates for state and U.S. House posts, and decide the fate of a levy request for the Columbus Zoo.

Ohio Supreme Court Puts Sheriff On Ballot For Committee Post

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Ohio Supreme Court rules Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott will be on the primary ballot as a candidate for a county Democratic Party post.
April 22, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered that a central Ohio sheriff be put back on the May primary ballot for a Democratic party committee post.

2 Ohio Libertarians Lose Spots On Primary Ballot

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has tossed out two Libertarian candidates from the May primary ballot.
8, 2014

Two Libertarian candidates for statewide office in Ohio have been tossed from the May primary ballot by the state elections chief.

Judge Blocks Minor Party Rules From Affecting 2014 Ballot

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January 8, 2014

A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a law that made it harder for minor party candidates to get on the ballot.

Columbus Council Votes To Fend Off Vote On Arena Deal

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7, 2014

Columbus City Council is trying to keep the city’s contract to purchase Nationwide Arena off of the ballot.

Live Blog: Columbus School Voters Loudly Say ‘No” To Levy

The polls are now closed in Ohio.
5, 2013

With nearly two-thirds of the vote counted Columbus School District voters are saying an unqualified no to higher property taxes and school leaders’ reform plans.

Ohio Board OKs Medicaid Proposal As Single Issue

The Ohio Ballot Board has cleared the way for supporters of expanding Medicaid to begin collecting signatures to put the matter on next year's ballot.
19, 2013

Supporters of a proposal to expand Medicaid can now begin collecting signatures in a campaign that could put the issue before Ohio voters next year.

Board Member: Break Up Levy To Limit Money Going To Charters

The proposal did not go a vote on Tuesday. The board is scheduled to finalize the fall levy request next week.
17, 2013

A Columbus school board member says the district should break up a massive levy scheduled for the November ballot in order to limit the amount of money being shared with charter schools.

Approval Of Liquor Issue Clears Way For Entertainment District

The ballot issue allows alcohol sales in all parts of the 39-acre entertainment district.
8, 2012

City leaders in Upper Arlington say they’re ready to proceed with a planned entertainment district now that voters have approved expanded liquor sales.

Activists: Ballot Language Unfairly Describes Redistricting Effort

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August 16, 2012

Voting rights groups behind a proposal to change the way Ohio redraws lawmaker districts say the recently-approved ballot language will give voters the wrong idea.