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Ohio

In November 2006, Voter Action initiated a lawsuit in Ohio challenging the use of electronic voting systems in future elections. With this litigation pending, we currently are working to assist the office of the new Ohio Secretary of State, Jennifer Brunner, to identify solutions and navigate meaningful election reforms. We remain committed to the goal of establishing a remedy in time for the 2008 elections. The lawsuit is accordingly moving toward trial early in 2008.

Recent News

  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
    As of 12:30 p.m. all polling places in Cuyahoga County were using electronic voting machines, a Board of Elections spokesman said. However, it’s not clear whether all machines are working at every polling place.

  • Connie Mabin | Associated Press
    CLEVELAND - Longs lines, problems with ballot-reading machines and some frustrated voters who left polls without casting ballots were reported early on in Ohio's first punch-card free general election.