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Voting & Elections 11.6.2023

Ohioans Can Call Voting Support Hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE

Common Cause Ohio reminds Ohioans that tomorrow, November 7, is Election Day, and nonpartisan voting support is available through Ohio’s Election Protection Hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE.

Ohio Democracy Advocates Win Latest Victory in Battle for Citizens Redistricting Commission

COLUMBUS, OH — Today, the Ohio Ballot Board determined that the Citizens Not Politicians proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution is a single subject. This step enables the campaign to begin collecting the required 413,487 signatures from Ohio voters that will place the issue on the November 2024 ballot. 

50 State Report: Ohio Earns Failing Grade for Redistricting from Common Cause

COLUMBUS OH — Today, Common Cause, the leading anti-gerrymandering group, published a report grading the redistricting process in all 50 states from the view of the community. The comprehensive report evaluates public access, outreach, and education in each state based on an analysis of more than 120 detailed surveys and more than 60 interviews. 

Ohio One Step Closer to a Citizens Redistricting Commission

COLUMBUS, OH — Today, Common Cause Ohio is pleased to note Attorney General Yost’s acceptance of the summary language for the Citizens Not Politicians proposed constitutional amendment to create a citizen-led, independent redistricting commission (IRC) in Ohio.

Voting & Elections 08.8.2023

‘Majority Rule Intact’ — Ohio Voting Rights Advocates Celebrate Defeat of Issue 1

COLUMBUS, OH — Tonight, Common Cause Ohio celebrates the defeat of Issue 1, an outrageous attack on our democracy and citizens’ rights from the state legislature.

Voting & Elections 08.1.2023

MEDIA BRIEFING: Ohio Issue 1 Election is Just Days Ahead (w/Video Links and Quotes)

COLUMBUS, OH — Democracy experts from Common Cause Ohio held a briefing today on the statewide effort to defeat Issue 1 and the lead-up to the Aug. 8 election. 

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