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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addresses election concerns

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost addresses election concerns

“Don’t try this stuff in Ohio, because there will be a price to pay,” the attorney general said in a video Tuesday. “Let’s have a clean election, a fair election — make sure that every vote is counted. And that means you have to cast your ballot, so let’s vote, Ohio.”
CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE | David C. Ditzler, candidate for Mahoning County Commissioner

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE | David C. Ditzler, candidate for Mahoning County Commissioner

David C. Ditzler, candidate for Mahoning County Commissioner has answered Mahoning Matters' questions about his campaign and platform.
CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE | Sandra O'Brien, Candidate for Ohio 32nd Senate District

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE | Sandra O'Brien, Candidate for Ohio 32nd Senate District

Sandra O'Brien, Candidate for Ohio 32nd Senate District, has answered Mahoning Matters' questions about her campaign and platform.
Ohio officials: Some ballots reported incorrect may be right

Ohio officials: Some ballots reported incorrect may be right

Officials said that “out of an abundance of caution," replacement ballots will still be provided to each voter who may have received an incorrect ballot.
Mail-in ballot mix-ups: How much should we worry?

Mail-in ballot mix-ups: How much should we worry?

In one Ohio county this week, an undetermined number of voters received the wrong absentee ballots.
CAMPAIGN UPDATE | Mahoning Valley election news for Oct. 10

CAMPAIGN UPDATE | Mahoning Valley election news for Oct. 10

Mahoning Matters recognizes its obligation to keep readers updated on news of candidates, forums and other developments during the election season.
Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio

Judge again blocks restrictions on ballot drop boxes in Ohio

“It appears the Secretary has arbitrarily drawn the ‘outside’ boundary somewhere beyond a board’s premises but not as far as a library a few miles away. This leaves the Court and the boards with no working definition of where ‘outside’ collection is permissible,” U.S. District Judge Dan Polster wrote.
Voters to receive replacements after wrong Ohio ballots sent

Voters to receive replacements after wrong Ohio ballots sent

The elections board said it's still trying to figure out how many of Franklin County’s estimated 250,000 absentee ballots were affected, judging by when the mistake happened.
Early voting booms as first ballots are cast in Ohio

Early voting booms as first ballots are cast in Ohio

“We’re seeing more than normal. Exponentially more,” Julie Stahl, elections board director in Wayne County, told The Times-Gazette. She called the nearly 300 people who voted by noon “unprecedented.”
Lines long as early voting begins amid pandemic precautions

Lines long as early voting begins amid pandemic precautions

Officials urge those voting by mail not to wait until the final days before the Nov. 3 election.