Latest Jennifer Brunner Stories

2010-11-01 10:24:29

By: Deb Rieselman, University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati College of Business researcher uses simulation to make voting times equal for all voters and to ensure exorbitant waits "disenfranchise" no one. With a lifelong interest in politics, University of Cincinnati researcher Muer Yang spent the last two years developing a quantitative method for allocating voting machines that could significantly reduce the average wait time of voters. During the 2004 U.S. presidential elections,...

2008-10-16 12:00:08

The Ohio attorney general filed an emergency appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court decision that could challenge voters at the polls. The filing on behalf of Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, a Democrat, contends upholding a federal appeals court ruling would create mayhem on Election Day and force many voters to cast provisional ballots that may or may not be counted depending on local election boards' judgments, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. The court...

2008-09-30 21:00:10

Tuesday started the period when voters in Ohio can cast early ballots in the November general election, officials said. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that Ohioans began casting ballots after the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that Democratic Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner was correct to allow voters to register and cast a ballot on the same day. Republicans have argued that not allowing time between voter registrations and voting could lead to voter fraud. The newspaper...

2005-09-07 14:24:06

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - An appeals court in the key electoral battleground of Ohio will hear on Thursday a challenge to ballot measures that would allow voters to strip the state's elected officials of control over electoral redistricting and how elections are run. Republican-led opponents of four proposed constitutional amendments say they should not be on Ohio's ballot on November 8 on grounds that many people who collected the 330,000 voter signatures on petitions in support of...

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