August 1, 2014

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Ohio Senate committee drops voter photo plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel on Wednesday dropped from a broader package of election law changes a provision that would have required voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot in person. Lawmakers moved to delete the proposal a day after the state’s top elections official joined Democrats and the League Read More…

Riley on November ballot

Lorain Law Director Pat Riley’s name will be on the November ballot. The Lorain County Board of Elections voted 2-1 Thursday to OK putting Riley on the ballot as the Democratic candidate. Republican board member Helen Hurst was absent. Riley’s inclusion was in dispute after paperwork filled out went missing after he was chosen by Read More…