Integrity of Ohio Elections at Risk

Integrity of Ohio Elections at Risk

March 24, 2015

Ohio VIP ‘s op-ed reveals how President Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration will destroy our electoral rights unless President Obama authorizes the release of citizenship data to the states.

March 23, 2015, Cincinnati Enquirer

“Integrity of Ohio Elections at Risk”

NOTE:  Without the consent of Ohio VIP, the Cincinnati Enquirer changed the wording in our op-ed and referred to President Obama as “Obama” and Secretary Husted and”Husted.”  Ohio VIP views this as disrespectful.  The Enquirer defends its actions as being “in …

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At the Core of Our Democracy, A Fragile Voting System

At the Core of Our Democracy, A Fragile Voting System

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At the Core of Our Democracy, A Fragile Voting System

By: Lee Hamilton, Director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University

Our challenge is to ensure that those who vote really are entitled to do so, while at the same time making it as convenient as possible for all who are entitled to cast their ballots.

You would think that after more than two centuries of practice, we’d know all about running efficient and accurate elections. Voting, after all, is the great shared …

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From Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State, “I am encouraging all…to be poll workers.”

From Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State, “I am encouraging all…to be poll workers.”

April 24, 2012

As Secretary of State, my primary responsibility is to administer a fair election where eligible voters can freely exercise their right to vote and have complete confidence in the accuracy of the results. This is no easy job because the reality is that the system by which we elect our political leaders will never be perfect.

Unfortunately, the fact that there is “room for improvement” seems to be the only common ground we have been able to find when it comes to elections reform. …

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