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Ohioans vote in election that could determine future of majority rule

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2023
From The Left
Abortion, Elections, Ohio, Abortion Rights
Samantha Hendrickson/AP

Ohioans will decide on Tuesday how difficult it should be to amend the state’s constitution in an election that will have huge consequences for reproductive rights and the future of majority rule in the state.

Currently, Ohio requires activists to get a certain number of signatures on petitions, both statewide and in 44 of 88 counties, to send an amendment to the ballot. In each of the 44 counties, the total number of signatures needs to be equivalent to 5% of the vote in that county in the last gubernatorial race. Statewide, the...

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/aug/08/ohio-issue-1-constitution-amendment

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