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Due to a new law, Ohio now has the strictest voter ID requirements in the country. To vote in person, you must have a photo ID, though those issued by universities are not acceptable. Ohio residents without a photo ID still have options, including obtaining a state identification card or voting by mail.
Wrangling over redistricting maps caused Ohio voters to have two primary elections in 2022. Confusion around those elections exacerbated the need for more poll workers. Our Ohio team worked with partners on the ground to recruit poll workers for this vital job while encouraging Ohio voters to be #ReadyRegardless of the primary dates.
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Voting Rights Advocates Request Clarity From Sec. of State LaRose on Next Steps After Pulling Out of Cross State Voter Tool
May 25, 2023 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Today, All Voting is Local Ohio, along with 23 organizations and 74 individual voters, sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose requesting clarity on his office’s next steps after withdrawing from the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) on March 17. The letter outlined the importance of […]
Ballot Language for Resolution, Now State Issue 1, Will Deliberately Mislead Confused Voters
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today, the Ohio Ballot Board voted 3-2 to adopt language proposed by Secretary of State Frank LaRose drafted for Senate Joint Resolution 2, now officially State Issue 1 for the August special election. In response, All Voting is Local Action Ohio State Director Kayla Griffin released the following statement: “Not surprisingly, Secretary […]
After Passage of SJR 2, Defending and Protecting Democracy Now Directly up to Voters
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today, Ohio lawmakers voted to pass Senate Joint Resolution 2 (SJR 2), an undemocratic, unfair, and unpopular resolution that, if implemented, would change the constitutional amendment process. Instead of the majority vote of 50% + 1, this resolution would require 60% of the vote, as well as requiring other thresholds to be […]