FitzGerald: “The new restrictions that Governor Kasich has signed into law amount to legalized discrimination, plain and simple.”
Ohio’s cuts to early voting discriminate against blacks and Hispanics in violation of the Voting Rights Act, a new lawsuit alleges.
Today the Democratic National Committee and the Ohio Democratic Party filed a motion for summary judgment in the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio requesting to permanently maintain the early voting days and hours during the three days before Election Day for all eligible Ohioans.
Cuyahoga County Executive and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald released the following statement, calling on Governor Kasich to ask for IG Meyer’s resignation.
Today, Governor Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine spoke at a heroin summit at Worthington Kilbourne High School outside of Columbus. Both Kasich and DeWine have been critiqued by health officials, editorial boards, and law enforcement for their delayed, anemic response to Ohio’s heroin crisis.