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Ohio Supreme Court To Redistricting Committee: Is Contempt Merited?

20 Feb , 2022  

By Susan Tebben, Ohio Capital Journal

The Ohio Supreme Court weighed in on the redistricting battle on Friday evening, asking the members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission why it shouldn’t hold them in contempt of court for defying its order.

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor signed an entry in all three of the lawsuits against the ORC on legislative redistricting, asking Gov. Mike DeWine, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, Auditor Keith Faber, Senate President Matt Huffman, House Speaker (and commission co-chair) Bob Cupp, state Sen. (and commission co-chair) Vernon Sykes and House Minority Leader Allison Russo, to explain the “failure to comply with this court’s February 7, 2022 order,” and why they shouldn’t face anything from fines to jail time, the consequences for contempt of court.

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Ohio Votes On Tuesday; Precautions Taken Statewide, Locally

16 Mar , 2020  

In response to the increased concerns surrounding Coronavirus/Covid-19, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has announced efforts to ensure a safe, secure, accurate and healthy election on Tuesday.

The following are the latest updates on Ohio’s preparations: More…

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Board Of Elections Announces Polling Location Changes

21 Aug , 2019  

The Richland County Board of Elections has announced the following changes to polling locations commencing with the November 5  General Election. These changes were approved at the Board of Elections’ meeting of August 13 of this year.

These changes were necessary for a variety of reasons, including meeting Federal ADA requirements for polling place accessibility, our long-term goal of creating “Regional” Vote Centers to save tax-payers’ funds, and in one instance, due to the fact that the previous voting location was on lockdown 24/7 and made the accessibility for voters a problem. More…

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