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YOUR VOICE OHIO | In this election year, Ohioans want to rise above the numbers

YOUR VOICE OHIO | In this election year, Ohioans want to rise above the numbers

About 50 Ohio news outlets — including Mahoning Matters — in the Your Voice Ohio 2020 Elections project this month began holding online conversations to listen to people talk about what is important to them as they begin considering candidates in the 2020 elections.
UPDATE | Veep Pence arrives downtown for meeting

UPDATE | Veep Pence arrives downtown for meeting

Pence is expected to attend a meeting of law enforcement officials.
VALLEY POLITICS | Will it be election night or election week?

VALLEY POLITICS | Will it be election night or election week?

Those who envision a week-long election count cite the recent example of California. In the last presidential election, 5.8 million votes were cast and 3 million were counted on election day. It took seven weeks to count the remaining 2.8 million.
Mahoning Matters partners with other Ohio media on election coverage

Mahoning Matters partners with other Ohio media on election coverage

More than 40 news organizations in the Your Voice Ohio media collaborative, including Mahoning Matters, will work together over the next five months to provide relevant, important information regarding the 2020 presidential election.
State lawmakers want return postage on absentee ballot application forms

State lawmakers want return postage on absentee ballot application forms

The state Controlling Board on Monday approved the state’s use of federal CARES Act funding for this year’s election.
Ohio Senate urged to act quickly on legislation for online ballot requests

Ohio Senate urged to act quickly on legislation for online ballot requests

More than 1.2 million Ohioans voted by absentee ballot in the 2016 presidential election.
VALLEY POLITICS | Is Universal Basic Income the next New Deal?

VALLEY POLITICS | Is Universal Basic Income the next New Deal?

Andrew Yang's idea is unique in the history of American public policy. Everyone over 18 receives $1,000 a month, every month. It's like the first CARES Act, only on a permanent basis.
AL CUTRONA | 'It's very important for me to hear from my constituents'

AL CUTRONA | 'It's very important for me to hear from my constituents'

The newly sworn-in 59th district state representative encourages you to email him at Rep59@ohiohouse.gov, or call him at 614-466-6107.
Ohio Republicans push through election bill, kill Democrats' push to amend

Ohio Republicans push through election bill, kill Democrats' push to amend

“We believe those justifiably concerned about exposing themselves to coronavirus should not be forced to choose between protecting their health and voting,” state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan, D-Youngstown, said.
Canfield attorney sworn in to Ohio House 59th District seat

Canfield attorney sworn in to Ohio House 59th District seat

Republican Alessandro "Al" Cutrona, a Canfield attorney, will face Democrat Chris Stanley, a Youngstown City Schools teacher, in the November general election.