voter fraud

Ohio I Voted Stickers
John Minchillo / Associated Press

The state attorney general and several county prosecutors will be reviewing cases of potential voter fraud where people are accused of casting a vote in a different state then casting another in Ohio.

The House on Friday approved a sweeping measure that would, among many others things, expand voters' access to the polls. But Senate Republican leaders say that chamber will not take up the bill, calling it a power grab.

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose.
Ohio Senate

Frank LaRose will be sworn in Saturday as Ohio's next Secretary of State. The job has a number of responsibilities, but the one getting the most attention in recent years has been the secretary’s role in Ohio elections. 

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose.
Ohio Senate

Ohio's next elections chief says he believes heightened, inaccurate rhetoric by candidates, parties and journalists about flaws in the U.S. election system is undermining voter confidence, so he's working to reduce such language.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

Ohio’s elections chief released a statement seeking to dispel rumors circling last week's special election in Central Ohio’s 12th Congressional district.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order disbanding the commission he created to investigate what he claimed were millions of fraudulent votes in the 2016 election. Ohio’s chief elections officer wasn’t a fan of the Election Integrity Commission to begin with.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted
Ohio Public Radio

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reached out to elections officials in Ohio and 20 other states, which have confirmed they were targeted by hackers during the 2016 election. Ohio’s chief elections official said he thinks the story isn't as shocking as it may seem.

Voters cast ballots at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus on the first weekend of in-person early voting.
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

Franklin County's prosecutor says seven people have been indicted on charges they voted illegally because they weren't citizens.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he will not comply with President Trump's voter fraud commission request for voter roll data information. 

Ohio's elections chief has identified an additional 385 non-citizens who are registered to vote in the presidential battleground state, including 82 who cast ballots in at least one election.

Steve Brown / WOSU

Donald Trump has said the only way he can lose to Hillary Clinton is through a "rigged" election. He's been telling supporters to stand outside polling places to help identify voter fraud. But when can poll watching become illegal?