“Ohio, THE HEART OF IT ALL.”=Especially concerning presidential elections.
By Jueseppi B.
In a blatant attempt to mislead Americans, Mitt Romney is falsely accusing the Obama campaign of trying to restrict military voting in Ohio. In fact, the opposite is true: The Obama campaign filed a lawsuit to make sure every Ohioan has early voting rights, including military members and their families.
What happened to early voting in Ohio?
- In the 2008 presidential election, more than 93,000 Ohioans utilized early voting in the three days before the election.
- Earlier this year, Ohio’s GOP-controlled legislature passed an election reform law that cut off early voting three days before the election.
- More than 300,000 Ohioans signed a petition to secure a referendum on the November 6th ballot in order to repeal this law. Rather than face the referendum, the legislature, at the urging of Republican Secretary of…
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