Voting Rights

Ohio Voters Gain Greater Access to Ballot

05.18.15

In 2014, the Ohio General Assembly passed and Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 238 that made it significantly harder to vote by slashing early voting opportunities. The ACLU of Ohio recently reached an agreement with the Ohio Secretary of State to allow Ohioans to vote on multiple Sundays leading up to a presidential election and restored access to additional events voting hours for all elections.

Read the press release and view the settlement.

Learn more about NAACP v. Husted.

Read the U.S. Supreme Court decision.

What’s early voting look like now?

Article: “Why early voting is about so much more than convenience”—The Washington Post