From the daily archives: Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Last month we wrote about the lawsuit filed over the biased ballot language written for the Voters First redistricting proposal (now Issue 2).  Despite not accurately representing the proposal, the language was approved on a party-line vote by the Ohio Ballot Board which, not surprisingly, is chaired by Secretary of State Jon Husted.

The language fails to mention some of the basic components of the Voters First proposal like the requirement that an independent panel of citizens draw competitive districts that reflect Ohio’s political balance.

Today we learned just how important this language can be.

Last Public Policy Polling asked Ohioans about […]

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