An Ohio judge allows 17-year-olds who will be 18 before the November General Election to vote in Tuesday’s primary, with some limits. For instance, 17 year olds cannot vote on ballot issues, but can decide on presidential, congressional, legislative and mayoral contenders – as has been the law since 1981. Husted loses another lawsuit and continues to waste Ohio taxpayers money on attempts to suppress vote.
State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) issued a statement in response to a lawsuit brought by a number of eligible 17-year-old voters challenging Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s directive to exclude them from presidential primary voting.
State Representative Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) says latest attack on voters’ rights prevents young people from having say in direction of their country.
New Public Policy Polling surveys of Pennsylvania and Ohio find that both Pat Toomey and Rob Portman are suffering from very weak approval numbers as they seek reelection to the Senate. Furthermore voters in their states, by wide margins, want the vacancy on the Supreme Court to be filled this year. Their opposition to even considering a replacement for Antonin Scalia has the strong potential to put them in even worse standing with voters than they are already.
ODP announces Special Guests for 2016 Legacy Dinner – Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders! Don’t miss this special event! Front row seating to the nomination!