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2018 Ohio State Ballot Issue 1
Ohio Secretary Of State Jon Husted

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 8. This election, voters will consider Issue 1. The statewide ballot issue would change the way Ohio’s congressional districts are decided.

Under the current system, the Ohio General Assembly votes to draw new congressional district lines every 10 years. The process gives the majority political party more sway over new Congressional maps.

Dayton League of Women Voters Creates Spanish Language Voter Guide

Sep 30, 2015
Claudia Cortez-Reinhardt and Ramon Perez at the Dayton League Office
Jackie Winfree / WYSO

The Dayton chapter of the League of Women Voters is known for its nonpartisan voter guide issued before every general election. The guide contains all of the candidates and issues on the ballot for Montgomery and Greene Counties.

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for October 16, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Musical performances throughout the program from Fairmont High School's Eleventh Hour a cappella group, who performed at WYSO during last week's pledge drive.

-The Rise of Digital Textbooks, the latest installment of the SOCHE Talks

-Jerry Kenney interviews Susan Hesselgesser, director of the League of Women Voter's.  Their voter's guide for the 2011 election was just released in copies of the Dayton City Paper.

In Kettering Monday night, a town hall meeting on Senate Bill 5 brought both supporters and opponents together to discuss the legislation. The League Of Women Voters and Lift Dayton sponsored the event. About 250 people were in attendance. GOP State Senator Peggy Lehner was on hand to answer questions from the public along with union supporters from the city of Kettering. Republican house representative Jim Butler from the 37th district was also at the meeting.

What You Need To Know When Voting For Judge

Oct 8, 2010

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Sandra Mantz from the Greater Dayton League of Women Voters. They discuss how electing judges in Ohio can be a confusing process.