COLUMBUS– Ohio Auditor of State Candidate and State Representative John Patrick Carney (D-Clintonville) released the following statement in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court order restricting early voting in Ohio: “Every citizen deserves an equal opportunity to exercise his or her right to vote – regardless of race, creed, gender, or wealth. I am deeply […]Continue reading
COLUMBUS – Today, Secretary of State Jon Husted aired his first ad of the campaign championing what his office has done to assist military voters. However, what the ad fails to mention is that virtually everything Husted did was required by federal law after Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Military and Overseas Voting Empowerment (MOVE) Act of 2009, which amended the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.
Wilmington Yet Another Example of Kasich Misrepresenting His Record
COLUMBUS – Yesterday, the Kasich-Taylor campaign released a new campaign ad titled “Johnny’s Story,” about the expansion of jobs at the Wilmington Air Park. However, the Kasich campaign left a few key details left on the cutting room floor. In fact, AMES wouldn’t be there today if the following hadn’t happened:
Residents in our community – perhaps a good many of them – worry that law enforcement isn’t on their side merely because of the color of their skin.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s recent decision to withhold video of Beavercreek police killing an African-American in Walmart reinforced that perception. He said he didn’t want to taint a potential case against the officers, but Iris Roley, a Bond Hill business owner, isn’t buying it.
It’s Time for Republican Secretary of State to Drop Suppression Attempts
COLUMBUS – In response to today’s U.S. Sixth Circuit decision upholding the federal district court decision declaring Jon Husted’s directive and other efforts to cut early voting in Ohio before the November general elections as an unconstitutional violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern issued the following statement: