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Ohio appealing judge's decision on early voting

Published: Tue, September 4, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m.

COLUMBUS (AP) — Attorneys for the state are moving to appeal a federal judge’s decision to give all voters in the swing state the option of casting their ballot in person during the three days before Election Day.

A judge last week granted a request from President Barack Obama’s campaign as part of a lawsuit targeting a state law.

The law cuts off early voting for most residents on the Friday evening before a Tuesday election, except military personnel and Ohioans living overseas.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said today in a court filing he’s appealing to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

Obama’s campaign and Democrats say everyone should have a chance to vote on those three days. The state contends many laws grant special voting accommodations for military members.


1sameolhub(56 comments)posted 3 years, 10 months ago

The dumocrats will do anything to make sure they can vote more than once. You need a photo ID to get in the DNC convention, but they don't feel you need one to vote. I was born and raised a democrat, I am so ashamed of them and their socialistic views, the redistribution going on, and the health care bill we had to pass to read. I hope O'bama looses in a land slide, and the American wins.

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