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A Democratic lawmaker is pushing to overhaul the voter registration system in Ohio by making it a system where people can choose to opt out of registering to vote rather than opting in. 

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A Maryland man who wrote a fake news story this fall about a Columbus warehouse holding thousands of fraudulent votes for Hillary Clinton had no evidence - and now, he has no job. 

A federal court has ruled thousands of Ohioans who had been removed from the voter rolls must be allowed to vote in this election.

The Court told Secretary of State Jon Husted to allow voters who have been removed from the voter rolls since 2011 to vote in this election. 

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The early voting period for the November election started Wednesday morning across Ohio. In Franklin County, some voters camped outside at the Franklin County Board of Elections office to be some of the first in the state to cast their ballots. 

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Ohioans face a Tuesday deadline to register to vote in next month's presidential election.

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Ohio military and overseas voters can now cast ballots for the November presidential election. The office of Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says absentee voting for military and overseas voters began Saturday.

Gov. John Kasich has not yet signed the legislation that would require the posting of a cash bond by those asking for court orders to keep polls open late. He’s not indicating whether he will.

Soon, Ohioans will be allowed to register to vote online instead of just the old paper application. But some lawmakers are still skeptical about the plans. 

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A proposal to let Ohioans register to vote online next year could see a possible vote by a legislative panel.

A state lawmaker wants to change the way votes are counted in elections, saying her bill could save more than tens of thousands of ballots from being thrown out. 

Testimony has wrapped up in a dispute that could affect how thousands of ballots are cast and counted in Ohio.

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Elections officials are starting to send Ohio military and overseas voters their absentee ballots for the swing state's March 15 presidential primary.

Election Wrap-Up

Nov 4, 2015
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The race for Columbus' new mayor is down to two candidates: Andrew Ginther and Zach Scott. Voting for Issue 3 would legalize marijuana and create 10 facilities across Ohio with exclusive commercial growing rights. Voting for Issue 2 would likely kill Issue 3 because it would stop these growing sites. Meanwhile, Issue 1 will change the way Ohio House and Senate districts are drawn.

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says more than 383,000 of the nearly 484,000 absentee ballots requested in this year's general election have been cast as voters head to the polls.

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The state's elections chief says roughly 149,000 Ohioans have cast their ballots ahead of Tuesday's election and more than 328,000 absentee ballots have been requested.

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