Rep. Clyde Disappointed In U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Cancelling Early Voting Opportunities In Ohio
Ohio will not have any Same Day Registration for the first time in 8 years
September 29, 2014
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State Rep. Kathleen Clyde (D-Kent) released the following statement in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court order halting the earlier restoration of early voting in Ohio by a federal district court and a panel of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals:

“After many losses in court and the expenditure of countless taxpayer dollars, the Ohio GOP has finally been successful in one of their attempts to restrict voting. The early voting restrictions in SB 238 and Secretary Husted’s directive will be allowed to go forward for now and will have a disproportionate impact on low-income and minority voters. For the first time in eight years, Ohioans will have no Same Day Registration, a voting method that is proven to improve turnout. This is a sad day for Ohioans, for our Constitution and for the Voting Rights Act of 1965.”

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