By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The state election chief on Tuesday barred counties from setting voting hours on disputed early-voting days, saying that establishing new times would confuse voters while a legal battle brought by President Obama's campaign continues.
Newt Gingrich is surging in the presidential polls, but his campaign organization has not caught up — making it possible he'll miss Wednesday's deadline to file enough signatures to even appear on Ohio's primary ballot.
McClellan said Husted has removed more than 19,000 deceased voters and hundreds of thousands of duplicates since taking office in January 2011.
McClellan said Husted will likely not challenge the judge's order that addresses poll worker mistakes, such as disqualifying the ballot of a properly registered voter who goes to the correct polling place but is mistakenly directed to an area of the polling place where votes for other precincts are being cast.