Election 2012 http://wyso.org en Ohio Elections Chief Says Non-Citizens Voted In 2012 http://wyso.org/post/ohio-elections-chief-says-non-citizens-voted-2012 <p>Ohio’s chief elections officer is asking prosecutors around the state to investigate 17 people who voted in Ohio during the 2012 election. Secretary of State Jon Husted says those voters were not legal U-S citizens.</p><p>"There were 17 non-citizens who voted in the 2012 general elections and 274 non-citizens that are registered to vote but did not cast a ballot."</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 43613 at http://wyso.org Ohio Voters Cast Record Number of Absentee Ballots http://wyso.org/post/ohio-voters-cast-record-number-absentee-ballots <p>Almost 1.9 million Ohioans voted with an absentee ballot in last year's election - a record number for the perennial presidential battleground state.</p><p>Secretary of State Jon Husted released reports Wednesday showing that roughly 33 percent of the more than 5.6 million votes cast in the November election were from absentee ballots.&nbsp; The early ballots accounted for about 30 percent of the overall votes cast in 2008.</p><p>Voters in Ohio can cast an absentee ballot early by mail or in person without giving any reason.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 27448 at http://wyso.org Winner Announced In Clark County Commissioner's Race http://wyso.org/post/winner-announced-clark-county-commissioners-race <p>The Clark County Commissioners race is finally over. WYSO's Wayne Baker reports that Republican Kyle Koehler has conceded the race to Democrat David Hartley after results of a mandatory recount were released. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:53:19 +0000 Wayne Baker 25969 at http://wyso.org Ohio Elections Chief Appeals Judge's Ballot Order http://wyso.org/post/ohio-elections-chief-appeals-judges-ballot-order <p>Ohio's elections chief says a federal judge's demand to come up with a new order regarding provisional ballots is even worse than a previous court demand.</p><p>Lawyers for Secretary of State Jon Husted have complained to a federal appeals court that the judge changed rules for provisional ballots after the election but before the ballots are counted beginning this weekend.</p><p>Husted's office asked the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday to reverse the decision by federal judge Algenon Marbley.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 25187 at http://wyso.org PoliticsOhio: After Election, President Obama Faces Fiscal Cliff Challenge http://wyso.org/post/politicsohio-after-election-president-obama-faces-fiscal-cliff-challenge <p>With the election decided, all eyes turn to January, when mandatory across-the-board cuts will be enacted unless Congress makes a deal to solve the budget deficit. Emily McCord is joined by Bill Hershey for this week's PoliticsOhio. He's covered every Ohio Presidential election since 1980 and speaks to McCord about the challenges President Obama has to avoid sequestration cuts and about how changing demographics affects future races and the importance of swing state Ohio</p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 22:45:00 +0000 Emily McCord 24879 at http://wyso.org