May 2010

 

GOP reps support House Dem redistricting bill to break impasse, broker deal with Senate measure
Sunday, May 30, 2010


A GOP reversal on disclosure?
Saturday, May 29, 2010


A First Amendment Litmus Test?
Saturday, May 29, 2010


Hopes Buoyed for WI Public-Finance Law?
Saturday, May 29, 2010


Scholar: Caperton Has Fueled Real Reforms
Saturday, May 29, 2010


State ag agency clouds “transparency’
Friday, May 28, 2010


Members Urged to Vote for DISCLOSE Act by Reform Groups
Friday, May 28, 2010


House OKs redistricting plan with bipartisan support Hopes revived for reform amendment on November ballot
Friday, May 28, 2010


House approves redistricting reform proposal
Friday, May 28, 2010
 


Editorial: Friend of the court? Chief justice’s Facebook page opens new territory in judicial conduct
Friday, May 28, 2010


Can ‘do the right thing’ prevail on redistricting
Friday, May 28, 2010


OP ED: Take Justice Off the Ballot
Friday, May 28, 2010


Editorial: Stevens offers stark example
Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Ohio Supreme Court chief justice campaigned for self
Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Redistricting plan gets House panel’s OK
Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Deal near on election bill, state legislators say
Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Bank hired lobbyist with Boyce aide ties just days before landing state contract: Ohio deputy treasurer’s Facebook ‘friend’ works for firm that got $1.27M contract.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Disclosure Legislation Advances in US House
Tuesday, May 25, 2010


O’Connor: ‘Take Justice off the Ballot’
Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Public might get say in redistricting plan
Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Privacy worries can thwart bids for cancer data
Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Strickland Administration defies Ohio’s Public Records Law on Baard Energy documents
Tuesday, May 25, 2010


Challenges to Campaign Finance and Disclosure Laws Multiply After Citizens United Ruling from Roberts Court
Monday, May 24, 2010


Editorial: Put public in loop: Proposal would shed light on congressional abuses via earmarks
Monday, May 24, 2010


Editorial: Sunshine Law training valuable for everyone
Sunday, May 23, 2010


Study shows younger people, minorities more likely to vote in 2008
Saturday, May 22, 2010


Electronic Filing Provision included in DISCLOSE Act: A Win for Transparency
Saturday, May 22, 2010


House Committee Approves New Campaign Finance Regulations, Transparency Requirements in DISCLOSE Act
Saturday, May 22, 2010


Improve Election Rules for Ohio
Saturday, May 22, 2010


FDA Proposals Would Let in the Sunshine
Friday, May 21, 2010


President’s Statement on Passage of DISCLOSE Act in House Committee
Friday, May 21, 2010


Center for Responsive Politics Applauds Transparency Amendment of Rep. Susan Davis
Friday, May 21, 2010


O’Connor on $9m Judicial Election: ‘You Like That?
Friday, May 21, 2010


O’Connor urges Illinois to select judges by merit
Friday, May 21, 2010


McConnell Should Heed Past Disclosure Rhetoric
Thursday, May 20, 2010


Elections not for sale: High court decision must be mitigated
Thursday, May 20, 2010


IG should be able to recuse himself, legislator says
Thursday, May 20, 2010


Main Agency now asserts notes are public records
Thursday, May 20, 2010


As the money pours in, will we know where it’s coming from?
Thursday, May 20, 2010


MN Joins States Passing New Disclosure Laws
Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Bank lobbyists make very direct quid pro quo argument
Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Editorial: Golden opportunity: Legislature should pass improvements for elections, redistricting
Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Election upgrade: State lawmakers have spent much time crafting improvements in the way Ohioans vote. Now they must finally act
Wednesday, May 19, 2010


Minnesota legislature unanimously approves stronger campaign finance disclosure
Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Protestors Converge on Massey Annual Meeting
Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Campaigns of Few House Incumbents Fueled by the ‘Small Donors’
Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Kilroy’s ‘free’ communications added up to $377,713 in ‘09
Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Editorial: Making congressional earmark information publicly accessible would be a plus
Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Need for Disclosure Rules in State Courts Highlighted
Monday, May 17, 2010


FEC: Members Can Raise Soft Money for Redistricting Activities
Monday, May 17, 2010


Ohio voting reform stalls: It’s probably too late to make changes for this year’s election
Monday, May 17, 2010


Legal Center Urges Members to Co-Sponsor Redistricting Transparency Bill
Sunday, May 16, 2010


Editorial: Can We Get You Anything Else?
Sunday, May 16, 2010


Another Voice for Voter Registration Modernization: the D.C. Board of Elections
Sunday, May 16, 2010


Kerr seeks documents on Bosco property purchase
Sunday, May 16, 2010


Opinion: 2010 Census, State Elections Could Map a New Republican Majority
Sunday, May 16, 2010


Disclosure in the State Courts
Thursday, May 13, 2010


Important trend: More voters show liking for convenience of absentee balloting
Thursday, May 13, 2010


Expert Shares History of U.S. Judicial Selection
Thursday, May 13, 2010


Ohio Citizen Action’s Catherine Turcer’s Testimony on Senate Bill 240




Election officials reject primary audit
Wednesday, May 12, 2010


How to Win the Redistricting Fight in 2010
Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Ohio Chief Justice Thomas Moyer discusses direct election problems * Judicial Selection Home * Map * News/Video * Resources * Publications/Articles * IAALS Home Ohio Chief Justice Thomas Moyer discusses direct election problem…and why the U.S. judicial selection debate matters.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010


EAC Salutes Election Officials and Poll Workers in Honor of Public Service Recognition Week
Wednesday, May 12, 2010


EDITORIAL: No slots secrets
Wednesday, May 12, 2010


“I never felt so much like a hooker down by the bus station … as I did in a judicial race. Everyone interested in contributing has very specific interests. They mean to be buying a vote.”
Tuesday, May 11, 2010


Take that, Supreme Court: House and Senate bills seek to mitigate some of the effects of the Supreme Court’s ruling on corporate and union campaign spending.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010


The DISCLOSE Act
Tuesday, May 11, 2010


Jennifer Brunner rebuffs call for audit of May 4 election
Tuesday, May 11, 2010


Should judges be elected?
Tuesday, May 11, 2010


States Move to Allow Overseas and Military Voters to Cast Ballots by Internet
Monday, May 10, 2010


Judicial Recusal and Expanding Notions of Due Process
Monday, May 10, 2010


Forest Hills ordered to pay $10,000
Sunday, May 9, 2010


Candidates for state office would have to reveal more financial information under proposed law
Friday, May 7, 2010


Bill forces candidates to reveal finances: Push by Democratic legislators aimed at GOP’s Kasich
Friday, May 7, 2010


Cuyahoga County Democrats to vote on replacement for chairman Jimmy Dimora
Friday, May 7, 2010


Dann set to admit guilt on 2 counts: Ex-official reaches plea deal resulting from 2008 scandal
Friday, May 7, 2010


Justice O’Connor raises issues of judicial independence and civics education at State Bar’s Annual Convention
Friday, May 7, 2010


 ‘Attack’ on board of elections website likely not malicious: Vote count was never in jeopardy during Election Night crash of public website.
Thursday, May 6, 2010


Justice Stevens: To Life, To Life, L’Chaim
Thursday, May 6, 2010


Fall political battles could fuel record fundraising: Open seats and competitive races are driving fervor in Ohio, experts say.
Thursday, May 6, 2010


Many primary voters turned to absentee option
Thursday, May 6, 2010


Editorial: The wrong direction: Step by step, the public’s right to know is being curtailed
Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Some Sunshine But Mostly Cloudy: County transition, charter, still difficult to scrutinize
Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Legislation to Respond to the Citizens United Decision Myths and Realities: Parts 1 & 2
Wedneday, May 5, 2010


State won’t appeal ruling tossing out lobbying law
Tuesday, May 4, 2010


County election chief believes more people to vote by mail than will walk into polls this primary
Tuesday, May 4, 2010


A New Proposal Seeks Recusal Reform
Tuesday, May 4, 2010


Editorial: Judges and conflicts
Tuesday, May 4, 2010


No politics in the courtroom, please
Tuesday, May 4, 2010


89 voting machines in Cleveland have glitch
Monday, May 3, 2010


Ohio Supreme Court unanimously declines to stop Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner’s probe into funding behind anti-slot machine campaign
Monday, May 3, 2010


Open up: Police should not raise barriers to public scrutiny
Monday, May 3, 2010


DISCLOSE Shines a Bright Light on Corporate Expenditures but Leaves Political Activities in the Shadows
Sunday, May 2, 2010


The Black Box of Corporate Money
Sunday, May 2, 2010


Zandex to employees: Vote no on County Home levy
Sunday, May 2, 2010


Bill Would Require Disclosure Of Corporate Election Spending
Saturday, May 1, 2010


Bills Seek Sunlight on Corporate Political Spending
Saturday, May 1, 2010


Ohio Supreme Court rules against Stainbrook appointment to Lucas County Elections Board
Saturday, May 1, 2010


Ohio court upholds elections chief’s slots probe
Saturday, May 1, 2010


Ohio Supreme Court rules in favor of Brunner on racetrack slot issue
Saturday, May 1, 2010