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Ohio governor, John Kasich (R) is expected to sign two bills to reform "Ohio" election law in time for the 2014 midterm elections.  The first bill, SB 238, cuts ..."

six early voting days referred to as "golden week," when people can both register to vote and cast an in-person absentee ballot.
While this bill is bad enough, the second bill, SB 205 prohibits "
...individual county boards of election from sending out unsolicited absentee ballot applications. The bill allows the Ohio Secretary of State to send them out, statewide, if lawmakers appropriate money to pay for it."
Not surprisingly, both bills passed along party line votes.  The Ohio Democratic Party is expected to file a federal lawsuit over the measures. The full story can be found at:
http://www.cleveland.com/...

Originally posted to n8vtnn on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 01:38 PM PST.

Also republished by Central Ohio Kossacks and KasichWatch.

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