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Ohio Voter Bill of Rights Needed?

A bill now before the Ohio legislature would reduce the early voting period in the state from 35 to 29 days. In response to that bill, activists are campaigning to  put a “Voter Bill of Rights” on the state ballot this November, which calls for preserving the original early voting period, along with expanding early voting hours. State Senator Bill Seitz and Cincinnati Attorney Paul De Marco, one of the drafters of the Voter Bill of Rights, discuss voting in Ohio.

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered. Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.