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Voters at the Whetstone Recreation Center were waiting in line for nearly an hour Tuesday morning while poll workers wrangled with new voting machines.

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Ohio’s top elections official, Secretary of State Frank LaRose, says giving workers a day off for Election Day is an interesting idea, but he’s not convinced it’s the one and only solution.

If Sandusky, Ohio, blazes a trail, does Cincinnati follow?

We may soon find out.

Sandusky, Ohio, is a small city on the shores of Lake Erie. It's best known among Midwesterners as the home of Cedar Point, an amusement park famed for its abundance of roller coasters.

But last week city leaders took steps that could make Sandusky known as a leader of democracy, too: They declared Election Day a paid holiday – by swapping out Columbus Day.

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There’s a law that’s been on the books that designates part of Election Day as a state holiday, but one Democratic state lawmaker says it’s not being followed.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Nov 6, 2017

As Election Day nears we zero in on Issue 1 and 2 to get the details voters need. Also hear more about the gubernatorial race and local candidates for the school board and city council. 

We'll discuss these topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of reporters.

Issue 1: Marsy's Law

Oct 25, 2017
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Ohio Issue 1, known as Marsy's Law, would amend the state constitution to secure certain rights for crime victims and their families. With Election Day coming up on Tuesday, November 7th, we discuss the potential impacts of the ballot initiative and what adopting the measure would mean for Ohioans.

Election Day

Nov 8, 2016
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For weeks now people across the country have been casting their early ballots. Today is election day and the final chance for voters to support their candidates. Join us today as we discuss the possible outcomes for the national and state elections. 

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If you hadn't noticed, there's a pretty big election happening across the country today, and it can get pretty confusing.

Consider this your one-stop-shop for all the answers you need for Election Day - except who you should vote for. We can't help you with that one.