voting machines

Rep. Smith speaks during Ohio House session on April 11, 2018.
Ohio House

The Ohio General Assembly is on summer break after a flurry of activity that included passage of dozens of bills, many sent to the governor, and a few key proposals left in limbo.

Rep. Smith speaks during Ohio House session on April 11, 2018.
Ohio House

When newly-elected Speaker Ryan Smith talked to reporters after the House’s voting session on June 8, he was all smiles.

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

Republican state lawmakers say they have a plan to give Ohio’s 88 counties millions of dollars to replace thousands of voting machines that were bought more than a decade ago. The new machines could be ready in time for the 2020 presidential election.

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

Ohio’s top elections official is asking state leaders to include money in the upcoming capital budget to buy new voting machines.

Mandie Trimble / WOSU

In the aftermath of the contested 2000 election, Franklin County, and other communities around the country, received a voting machine upgrade.