Voter Registration http://wyso.org en Voter Records Bill Among Issues Before Ohio House http://wyso.org/post/voter-records-bill-among-issues-ohio-house <p>The Ohio House is slated to vote today on a bill to bolster the state's voter registration database.</p><p>The measure requires state agencies to share data with the secretary of state to help maintain Ohio's voter records. It also reduces the minimum number of electronic voting machines a county must have.</p><p>The Ohio Association of Election Officials supports the bill.</p><p>Today is the last day the House expects to be in session this year. Senators already have wrapped up work.</p><p>Two other election-related bills not scheduled for a vote have drawn more heated reaction.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 43249 at http://wyso.org New Electronic Election Bill Would Allow Online Voter Registration http://wyso.org/post/new-electronic-election-bill-would-allow-online-voter-registration <p>If you want to register to vote in Ohio, you need to go to your local election board to do that. But a bill by Republican State Senator Frank LaRose would allow Ohioans to register to vote online.&nbsp; It would also give voters the opportunity to request an absentee ballot online.&nbsp; And it would use technology to improve the exchange of voter data among states and state agencies.&nbsp; Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says this is a good bill.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 37589 at http://wyso.org