Election 2012

Election 2012
12:06 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Groups Concerned Over Ohio Absentee Ballot Order

Voter rights groups in Ohio are raising questions about an order from the state's elections chief that bans local election boards from calling or emailing people about errors on their absentee ballots.

The directive from Secretary of State Jon Husted requires boards to notify voters by mail if their ballots are invalid. Voters would then need to appear at their board during office hours to address any problems. He's also told boards to provide accommodations for the disabled.

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Election 2012
8:04 am
Tue October 16, 2012

U.S. Senate Candidates Go On The Attack In First Debate

Ohio’s candidates for U.S. Senate squared off yesterday in the first of three scheduled debates.

The debate was similar to the largely negative ad campaign being over the airwaves as incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown and state Treasurer Josh Mandel hurled criticism at each other. 

Brown pointed to the endorsements he’s received from newspapers like the Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal and Youngstown Vindicator, saying they don’t trust the way Mandel runs the treasury. 

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Election 2012
5:00 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Ohio Candidates for U.S. Senate Partipcate in First of Three Debates

  • Hear the debate in its entirety.

Ohio candidates for U.S. Senate, incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown and Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, participated in the first of three debates on Monday at the the City Club of Cleveland.  Karen Kasler of the Statehouse News Bureau moderated.

Election 2012
6:15 am
Mon October 15, 2012

GOP VP Candidate, First Lady Campaigning in Ohio

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and First Lady Michelle Obama will be reaching out to Ohio voters in campaign appearances.

Ryan has an airport rally in Cincinnati at noon Monday. The first lady will make stops later in Cleveland and near Columbus in Delaware.

Ryan's rally will mean the Republican ticket has been in Ohio six of the last eight days, after he and Mitt Romney campaigned in different Ohio cities Saturday.

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Politics
7:04 am
Wed October 10, 2012

RNC and DNC Respond to Narrowing Polls

Since last week’s Presidential debate, numerous polls have shown a big swing toward GOP candidate Mitt Romney.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney spoke with the Communication Directors for both the National Republican and Democratic Committees to get their reaction.

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