Husted seeks to rescind judicial order protecting voters from being disenfranchised
Today, Nina Turner, Democratic candidate for Ohio Secretary of State, issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Jon Husted’s opposition to the extension of a 2010 consent decree that allows voters to use the last four digits of the Social Security Number as identification to cast a ballot.
State Representative Connie Pillich talks with Rachel Maddow about Ohio Republicans with the help of Governor Kasich sneaking the most restrictive new abortion measures in the country into the state budget bill to avoid Texas-style public backlash over amendments they knew couldn’t survive public scrutiny.
FitzGerald Calls Ruling ‘Step Backwards for Voting Rights’
In response to today’s Supreme Court ruling that struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Cuyahoga County Executive and gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald released the following statement:
Early Endorsement By Institutional Democratic Party Leaders Shows Strong Support For Ed FitzGerald
Approaching the first Ohio Democratic Party state dinner since announcing his run for governor, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald today received the support of 63 of 88 Democratic County Party Chairs in Ohio. With the general election over a year away, this early endorsement from these Democratic leaders shows monumental support from all corners of the state. The counties listed below, including 9 of the 10 largest counties by population, represent 73.2% of Democrats in Ohio.