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Ohio Voters Reject GOP Push To Increase Constitutional Amendment Threshold In Special Election

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2023
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Ohio voters rejected an attempt by the GOP to increase the threshold for passing a constitutional amendment Tuesday, clearing the way for an easier passage of abortion legislation on the ballot in November, according to multiple reports. Early voting was very high for an August special election, with over 575,000 being cast from Friday to Monday before the polls officially opened, according to Reuters. The GOP-sponsored Issue 1, which would have required amendments to get 60% approval from voters instead of only a simple majority, failed by double-digit margins, according...

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