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U.S. Supreme Court Cuts Ohio’s Voting Days

Secretary of State cuts voting days and reduces critical voting hours. 

Early Vote Changed - Again

A federal judge today ruled that cuts to early voting in Ohio must be restored in time for the November election.

AFSCME Members Respond to Toledo Water Crisis

When Toledo’s water supply was abruptly stopped, AFSCME Council 8 members started sending aid to more than 400,000 people affected by the crisis.  

Current Events

Ohio Early Vote Starts October 7

Election Day November 4