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Marc Elias Files Lawsuit Challenging New Voter ID Law in Ohio – RedState

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed House Bill 458 into Law on Friday. This law requires voter ID to vote. Ohio’s Secretary of State’s Office Public information It is not clear what documents are acceptable to verify in order for a voter to register or cast a ballot.

Mike DeWine
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Governor DeWine A statement was made Referring to the law

“Elections integrity is a significant concern to Americans on both sides of the aisle across the country. At the same time, I have long believed that Ohio does a good of administering elections, as we have provided ample opportunities to cast votes while avoiding the problems we have seen in recent federal elections in other states.”

ACLU of Ohio has opposed the new law, citing voter suppression. Marc Elias, an election-focused lawyer and founder of Democracy Docket has filed a lawsuit to challenge the new voter ID law. The Ohio Alliance for Retired Americans is one of the plaintiffs in this case. Arizona has a similar group.



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