Voting Rights Press Releases

  • 11.15.16

    ACLU Releases Recommendations for Election Reform

    CLEVELAND—The ACLU of Ohio released recommendations for future elections to increase ballot access and streamline voting processes. The letter was sent to Ohio Secretary of State John Husted, Ohio Governor John Kasich, Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger, and Senate President Keith Faber with the hopes of garnering bi-partisan support among Ohio’s elected officials. The Read more…

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  • 11.07.16

    Purged Military and Overseas Voters Who Requested Absentee Ballot Will Have Ballot Issued to Them

    CLEVELAND—On Saturday, November 5, 2016 a new order was issued in the ACLU of Ohio’s voter purge case that will allow purged military and overseas voters who requested an absentee ballot to have their vote counted. “This additional directive is important because military and overseas voters are an important subset of Ohio’s population, and the Read more…

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  • 11.03.16

    ACLU Voter Alert – Election Observers – November 3, 2016

    Recently, political candidates have called on supporters to monitor polling locations as election observers. Public comments by some supporters indicate that they may attempt to challenge voters or otherwise attempt to interfere with the election process. The ACLU of Ohio is issuing this alert to all Ohio voters to educate them on election observers and Read more…

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