Secretary of State Jon Husted

Politics
5:32 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

President Obama and Others File Lawsuit Against Ohio

Democrats, along with President Obama’s re-election campaign, have filed a federal lawsuit against Ohio to try to reinstate the three days of early in person voting before Election day.

In 2008, 93 thousand Ohioans voted in Ohio in the three days before the election.  Since then, Republican lawmakers have wiped out the 3 day window for most Ohioans. Only military members and their families can now take advantage of that opportunity.  Ohio Democratic Party Chair Chris Redfern says that’s not right.

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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Husted Wants to Start Over on Election 'Reforms'

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Secretary of State Jon Husted, Ohio's chief elections officer and a former state lawmaker from Kettering.

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Politics
5:52 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Democrats Urge Sec. of State to Quit Fighting Over Provisional Ballots

There’s a problem commonly known as right church, wrong pew.  It’s when a voter goes to the right polling place but ends up casting a ballot in the wrong precinct. 

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Politics
6:12 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

PoliticsOhio: GOP Debates Over Election Reform Issue

Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles in this edition of PoliticsOhio. Ingles reports that the fate of the election reform ballot issue has sparked controversy among Secretary of State Jon Husted and other members of the Republican Legislature. Ingles explains the alternative suggestions made by Democrats and discusses the future of election reform.

Statewide News
4:41 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Steady Voter Turnout, But Likely Not A Record

The campaign of 2011 is just a few hours away from its conclusion, and there have been few reports of voters who waited till today to cast ballots experiencing problems. While elections officials in several counties did report heavy turnout for early voting, Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says that’s not necessarily an indication of a huge number of people coming to the polls in an off-year election.

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