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This Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 file photo shows Board of Elections worker Bob Moody moving boxes of ballots at the Trumbull County Board of Elections in Warren, Ohio. (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

Ohio voting law overhaul trims mail ballot window by 3 days

- Associated Press

A significant rewrite of Ohio's election laws was amended Thursday to trim the window after an election for mailed military and overseas ballots to arrive at election boards by three days, a move the bill's sponsor said was in response to post-2020 pressures the public has placed on vote counting.

Los Angeles mayoral candidate Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., speaks at an election night party in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Los Angeles elects U.S. Rep. Karen Bass mayor; first Black woman in post

- Associated Press

U.S. Rep. Karen Bass defeated developer Rick Caruso Wednesday to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, as voters elevated the first Black woman to hold the post as City Hall contends with multiple scandals that have shaken trust in government, an out-of-control homeless crisis and rising crime rates.