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Debbie Holmes / WOSU

The Ohio Secretary of State is in the process of removing more than 200,000 voter registrations from the rolls, although he's making some last-minute exceptions to the purge.

Ohio I Voted Stickers
John Minchillo / Associated Press

Nearly two dozen groups and individuals are asking Ohio’s top elections official for a list of voters who could be dropped from the rolls this fall, so they can try to get them re-registered.

Flyers for Issue 1, the successful 2018 ballot issue that created a new redistricting process.
Nick Castele / ideastream

The state of Ohio and voting rights groups face off Monday in a Cincinnati courtroom to determine the fate of the 2020 political map.

Karen Kasler / Statehouse Bureau

A coalition of citizens groups had been talking with state lawmakers about a compromise to change the way Ohio’s Congressional map is redrawn.

After just a few days, both sides now say efforts to reach a deal have failed.

John Minchillo / Associated Press

Five years ago, few people in Ohio were paying close attention to the claim that political consultants – armed with partisan power, increasingly sophisticated computer technology and big data – were in a position to hijack democracy.

Fair Districts Ohio / Facebook

On election night two years ago, Catherine Turcer of Common Cause Ohio couldn’t have been more thrilled.

“It’s like Christmas,” Turcer said. “I got the best present, and the thing that’s exciting is that this is for all of us.”

M.L. Schultze / WKSU

Ian Yarber, a former Oberlin school board member, considers himself a knowledgeable voter. He lives at the northeast end of Ohio’s 4th Congressional District, which stretches south and west nearly to the Indiana border.

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Backers of a plan to allow Ohio voters to vote on congressional redistricting reform this fall have cleared one more hurdle.

Two years after winning a reform of the way Statehouse lawmakers’ districts are drawn, advocates for congressional redistricting in Ohio have taken the first step to putting that issue before voters.

The League of Women Voters, Common Cause Ohio and the Ohio Environmental Council have collected 1,000 petition signatures to ask voters to change the way Congressional district maps are drawn.

American journalist Roxana Saberi talks about being imprisoned in Iran on false charges of espionage, and her work to bring attention to human rights abuses in Iran. League of Women Voters of the United States president Elisabeth MacNamara.

Ohio Voting Procedures

Nov 3, 2009

Voting procedures, with Franklin County Board of Elections director Michael Stinziano, The Ohio State University Election Law @Moritz College of Law associate director Daniel Tokaji and League of Women Voters of Ohio executive director Deidra Reese.

Government Reforms Benefit Ohio Voters

Nov 2, 2009

Government reforms benefit voters in Ohio, with The Ohio State University political science professor emeritus Herb Asher and League of Women Voters of Ohio election specialist Peg Rosenfield.