Latest Ohio Secretary of State 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...

2008-10-06 09:00:30

Filmmaker and citizen journalist John Wellington Ennis' Shoot First Inc. (www.shootfirstinc.com) presents the political documentary "FREE FOR ALL!," which is being released on DVD Tuesday, October 7, 2008. Famed film critic Roger Ebert just awarded the film three stars (out of four) in a Chicago Sun-Times review (http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081002/ REVIEWS/810049997/1023), calling the film "engrossing, even enraging." The review highlights former Ohio Secretary...

2008-09-12 21:00:22

By KATY GANZ By KATY GANZ Staff Writer MILLERSBURG -- The county's retired prosecuting attorney was appointed to fill the remaining four months of his term at Wednesday's meeting of the Holmes County Republican Central Committee. Steven Knowling retired as prosecutor on Aug. 31, and his current term ends in December. Knowling is unopposed on the ballot for a new four-year term in November's general election. The committee met at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Holmes County District...

2006-05-02 23:18:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell, a key figure in the state's decisive 2004 presidential election, won his bid on Tuesday to run for governor on the Republican ticket in November. With about two-thirds of the vote counted, Blackwell held a 13 percentage point lead over fellow Republican Jim Petro, the Ohio attorney general, who conceded. In November Blackwell will face Democratic U.S. Rep. Ted Strickland, who easily won his party's nomination. If...

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