Oh My Ohio

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    Daily Kos: Ohio sets up one early-voting system for Republican counties, another for Democratic counties


    Now, in heavily Democratic cities like Cleveland, Columbus, Akron and Toledo, early voting hours will be limited to 8 am until 5 pm on weekdays beginning on October 1, with no voting at night or during the weekend, when it’s most convenient for working people to vote. Republican election commissioners have blocked Democratic efforts to expand early voting hours in these counties, where the board of elections are split equally between Democratic and Republican members. Ohio Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted has broken the tie by intervening on behalf of his fellow Republicans.
    ‘I cannot create unequal access from one county board to another, and I must also keep in mind resources available to each county,” Husted said in explaining his decision to deny expanded early voting hours in heavily Democratic counties. Yet in solidly Republican counties like Warren and Butler, GOP election commissioners have approved expanded early voting hours on nights and weekends.
     
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    If you can't trust the Daily Kos for unbiased reporting, who can you trust?
     
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    KOS and a diatribe filled with unsubstantiated conclusions...

    But hey, par for the course for one of your bitch threads

    Might as well make it a trifecta and follow up with a huffo puffo piece
     
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    remember the long lines to vote in dem counties last time
     
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    So Democrats might only get to vote 7 times instead of 10?
     
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    this happened no matter who wrote the article
     
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    Democratic leaning counties have fewer hours and days to vote than republican ones.

    its fact
     
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    Why is there early voting? Should be day of and absentee only. That shit is ridiculous.
     
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    Republicans need to work around their job, children, heterosexual spouse, church and other "evil white people" stuff in order to get there. So, it's only fair. :)
     
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    And the election theft plans are enacted by the democrats.
     
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