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LOCAL NEWS: Cuyahoga County Leaders Vote To Send Out Absentee Ballots

Cuyahoga County leaders have voted to assert home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters if the state doesn’t do so.

The Cuyahoga County Council approved the proposal Tuesday in response to a state law barring county elections boards and public officials from mailing such forms. 115 more words

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LOCAL NEWS: Cuyahoga County Leaders Vote To Send Out Absentee Ballots

Cuyahoga County leaders have voted to assert home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters if the state doesn’t do so.

The Cuyahoga County Council approved the proposal Tuesday in response to a state law barring county elections boards and public officials from mailing such forms. 115 more words

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Cuyahoga to Vote on Mailing Unsolicited Absentee-Ballots

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s largest county will decide whether to assert its home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there.

The proposal from Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald comes in response to a state law that bars county elections boards and other public officials from mailing such ballots. 97 more words

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Missouri Bill Aids Absentee Voting in Emergencies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Legislation under consideration in Missouri could give emergency workers summoned to duty near Election Day a greater chance of casting absentee ballots. 175 more words

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Phil Berger and Thom Tillis think they've found themselves some voter fraud. Fine. Let's see if they're right.

Fred sent me this link (thank you, sir), which purports to claim “widespread” voter fraud in North Carolina during the 2012 general election. That link in turn links to a news release issued jointly on Wednesday by Phil Berger, the state Senate GOP leader and father of one of the Republicans trying to succeed Howard Coble in the 6th Congressional District race, and Thom Tillis, the state House speaker and one of the Republicans seeking Kay Hagan’s U.S. 975 more words

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Feinstein Bill Improves Voter Registration Services for Veterans

Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein has introduced the Veteran Voting Support Act, a bill to improve access to voter registration services for U.S. military veterans. Cosponsors of the legislation include Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). 291 more words

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"An Affront To Democracy In Ohio": It Appears Ohio Republicans Didn’t Get The Message

About a month ago, President Obama’s non-partisan commission on voting issued a detailed report, urging state and local election officials to make it easier for Americans to access their own democracy. 654 more words

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