Jon Husted

Ohio Secretary of State's Office

Ohio's elections chief says he has reissued subpoenas in an investigation into the ballot petitions of group supporting a marijuana legalization effort.

Secretary of State Jon Husted laid out his views on the three statewide issues on this fall's ballot at the Columbus Metropolitan Club, Wednesday, and he also talked about how he sees them playing out.

Ohio's Elections Chief Expresses Interest In Being Governor

Sep 2, 2015

Ohio's elections chief has expressed interest in being governor.

Ohio Elections Chief Backs Redistricting Issue On Ballot

Aug 25, 2015
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Ohio's elections chief, a long-time advocate for changes to how the state draws its political districts, is backing a proposed overhaul of the process on the fall ballot.

Lawmakers Consider Online Voter Registration In Ohio

Jun 11, 2015
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Ohioans could register to vote online under a proposal that may soon see action in the state Senate.

More Than 100 Non-Citizens Registered To Vote In Ohio

Mar 13, 2015
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Secretary of State Jon Husted has said several times that voter fraud is rare but it exists – and that’s why he says he reviews the voting rolls. Hustged says he’s found hundreds who should not be registered to vote, and he wants the federal government to help him find more.

This new review found 145 non-citizens registered to vote, and 27 of them actually cast ballots. This brings the total number of non-citizens registered to vote in Ohio to 436, out of 7.7 million registered voters. Husted says these are felonies, but likely are mistakes – but they need to be caught.

Ohio’s Elections Chief To Discuss 2014 Voting Irregularities

Mar 12, 2015
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Ohio’s elections chief plans to discuss potential illegal voting activity in the perennial swing state along with his efforts to keep updated voter rolls.

Ohio Secretary Of State, Auditor To Testify At Statehouse

Mar 4, 2015

Two of Ohio’s statewide officeholders are making appearances at the Statehouse on the same day to support separate business and charter school proposals.

Secretary of State Jon Husted plans to testify Wednesday in favor of a bill reducing Ohio’s business filing fee by 21 percent. Husted, a former House speaker, has said provisions of the bill will make it easier and less expensive to do business in the state.

Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted, who was inaugurated Monday for a second term, encouraged those attending his swearing-in to support the overhaul. Husted sought changes to the so-called redistricting process for at least a decade. Last month, the Legislature passed a bipartisan plan that will go before voters this fall. Auditor Dave Yost was also sworn in Monday for a second term, with Treasurer John Mandel scheduled to be sworn in for a second term later Monday. Attorney General Mike DeWine took his oath of office on Sunday. Gov.

10:00 am Six days may not seem like much, but when elections are involved, every day counts. Several bills aimed at changing voting in Ohio, one of which cuts the early voting period from 35 to 29 days, are up for a vote in the Ohio House next week. This hour, we'll discuss the reasoning behind the proposed changes and how these changes may affect voters. Guests

11:00 Controversy has erupted over voting hours across Ohio. On this hour, we'll talk about the extended hours and backlash from counties. Guests

  • Jon Husted (Ohio Secretary of State)
  • Dennis Lieberman (former Montgomery County Board of Elections member)
  • Michael McDonald (Associate Professor at George Mason University)

Redrawing Districts in Ohio

Jul 26, 2011

2011 is the year for redistricting. Congressional and legislative districts  will be redrawn as a result of the 2010 National Census.  In Ohio, two congressional districts will be lost because of a drop in population. Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher we look at what shapes the districts could take  for current congressional seats...What does it mean for the voters in Ohio when  Republicans hold a congressional seat advantage over Democrats - 13 to 5?  Will that advantage increase as districts are redrawn?  We’ll find out... Guests:

Election Reform... What You Need to Know

Jun 21, 2011

Nearly 500 elections officials from around Ohio are gathered this week in Columbus for the 2011 statewide elections officials conference. There’s lots to talk about, including two bills pending in the Ohio general assembly. Join All Sides today for a discussion about election reform. What questions do you have about how voting will change? We will be having a conversation with Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for the entire hour. Guest:

  • Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State

3C Passenger Rail Plan

Feb 3, 2010

Two points of view about federal funding for the 3C passenger rail plan for Ohio, with Ohio Rail Development Commission public information officer Stu Nicholson and State Senator Jon Husted (6th Ohio Senate District). How passenger rail service established in Maine in 2001 became, by 2006, Amtrack’s fastest growing service, with Northern New England Rail Passenger Authority executive director Patricia Quinn.