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Due to a new law, Ohio now has the strictest voter ID requirements in the country. To vote in person, you must have a photo ID, though those issued by universities are not acceptable. Ohio residents without a photo ID still have options, including obtaining a state identification card or voting by mail.
Wrangling over redistricting maps caused Ohio voters to have two primary elections in 2022. Confusion around those elections exacerbated the need for more poll workers. Our Ohio team worked with partners on the ground to recruit poll workers for this vital job while encouraging Ohio voters to be #ReadyRegardless of the primary dates.
News from Ohio
June 8, 2023 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Yesterday, an article by News 5 Cleveland revealed that local boards of election in Ohio are under extreme stress after realizing that the August special election will be underfunded in the State Senate budget. According to elections officials, being underfunded forces them to make cuts between voter education and making voters aware of […]
Voting Rights Advocates Request Clarity From Sec. of State LaRose on Next Steps After Pulling Out of Cross State Voter Tool
May 25, 2023 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Today, All Voting is Local Ohio, along with 23 organizations and 74 individual voters, sent a letter to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose requesting clarity on his office’s next steps after withdrawing from the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) on March 17. The letter outlined the importance of […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today, the Ohio Ballot Board voted 3-2 to adopt language proposed by Secretary of State Frank LaRose drafted for Senate Joint Resolution 2, now officially State Issue 1 for the August special election. In response, All Voting is Local Action Ohio State Director Kayla Griffin released the following statement: “Not surprisingly, Secretary […]