Judge blocks Ohio's rules for absentee, provisional ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge blocked certain requirements for how thousands of ballots are counted in the swing state, saying in a Tuesday decision the policies are unconstitutional and violate the Voting Rights Act.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Ballot access changes for 3rd parties in Ohio upheld

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state court has declared as constitutional a 2013 Ohio law that imposed stiffer criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

GOP's Davidson wins Ohio race to succeed Boehner

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Republican Warren Davidson won a lopsided victory Tuesday in the special election for the Ohio congressional seat left vacant by former House Speaker John Boehner after nearly 25 years.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press