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Judge orders expanded
Ohio early voting schedule

Associated Press, by Ann Sanner

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Posted By:Harlowe, 9/4/2014 4:53:45 PM

COLUMBUS: A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked an Ohio law that scales back early voting, ordering the state’s elections chief to set additional voting times just ahead of the fall election. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Peter Economus comes in a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups, several predominantly black churches and others challenging two early voting measures in the perennial presidential battleground state. One is a directive from Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted that established uniform early voting times and restricted weekend and evening hours. (Snip) Ohioans can vote absentee by mail or in

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The other voting measure eliminates “golden week,” a GOP-backed law allowing people to register to vote and cast ballots. Excluding "golden week," voting usually starts 28-29 days before Election Day instead of the prior 35-day window.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 9/4/2014 5:12:12 PM     (No. 9993796)

....because adults are not adult enough to get themselves to the voting booth on election day.

I bet if welfare checks were handed out at the voting booth nobody would complain about being disenfranchised.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey, 9/4/2014 5:12:35 PM     (No. 9993800)

Sorry, early voting, absentee voting is nothing more than a back door for voter fraud. If you can´t make it to the polls, like the old days, on election day...tough noogies...
polls are open late for WORKERS to be able to vote....or so I thought...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 9/4/2014 5:14:16 PM     (No. 9993803)

This just assures a fraudulent voting process that favors the Democommunists.
It is time to start ignoring rulings. by activist leftist judges.
Obama & Holder routinely ignore the laws and the Constitution, so why not ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grace Veritas, 9/4/2014 7:04:19 PM     (No. 9993937)

Dems will fight tooth and nail to expand and retain opportunities to cheat. That´s the real strength of their "ground game."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chance_232, 9/4/2014 11:01:46 PM     (No. 9994194)

And why exactly is this a Federal issue??

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Reply 6 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 9/5/2014 9:21:17 AM     (No. 9994557)

Get rid of the federal judiciary.

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COLUMBUS: Ohio´s elections chief says an early voting decision from a federal judge must be appealed. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO´-sted) says the ruling could lead to different rules for voting across the swing state´s 88 counties. U.S. District Judge Peter Economus on Thursday blocked an Ohio law that trims early voting, ordering Husted to set an expanded voting schedule. The judge barred Husted from preventing boards from adopting additional early voting hours beyond his order. (Snip) The ruling from comes in a lawsuit filed by civil rights groups and others challenging two early-voting measures.

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