According to recent polling, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. Congress now has an approval rating of only 12.9% and people are leaving the political parties in droves. As liberty-minded individuals, we often concern ourselves with the “unintended consequences” of government policy on the lives of citizens. When
“The God Devine Refinement Allah” is the latest of Ohio VIP’s challenged voters at the Hamilton County Board of Elections (BOE). Registered to vote on October 3, 2012, Mr. Allah was accepted by the Hamilton County BOE and entered onto the voter rolls at an address which does not exist.
This is NO JOKE! Click here to view the registration.
At the Hamilton County BOE meeting on Tuesday 8/27, Mary Siegel, who challenged Mr. Allah, put […]
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(Columbus, Ohio) – June 7, 2013 – Yesterday the Franklin County Board of Elections (BOE) unanimously voted to accept thirty seven (37) challenges of voters registered at USPS and UPS stores. The challenges were submitted by Carol Bicking of Ohio Voter Integrity Project (Ohio VIP), a non-partisan group dedicated to helping maintain accurate voter rolls for Ohio.
Under Ohio law, voters are required to register where they reside: it is not legal to […]
Most of you have heard of “gerrymandering” and how it has been applied by the parties to carve out “safe” political districts. These are the districts about which it is said, “You could run an orange juice can here and as long as it has an R or D next to its name, it will win”. Some now calculate that over 80% of Congressional Districts are considered to be one party dominated. Similar protectionist […]
Here’s what you need to know about the special elections taking place in Ohio on February 5th 2013. In total there are going to be 9 issues in 7 counties. All issues are related to local taxes–no candidates or statewide issues will be voted on.
See the following list put together using data from the Secretary of State to determine if you need to be at the polls Feb. 5th.
Hillsdale Local School District – […]
In case you missed it (which would have been easy because it’s not published on the senator’s Facebook page, Twitter account, campaign website, or senate website), on January 4th, Senator Portman published an extensive explanation for his vote in favor of the “fiscal cliff deal” which raises taxes on 77% of Americans and includes no spending cuts. We’ve included his article below.
To see how the rest of our Ohio representatives voted, see our prior article, Ohio […]
by Lisa Woods
We are disappointed with how little progress has been made to diminish voter fraud in the past four years, despite a lot of effort by a lot of good people. Hopefully, we’ll make more progress in the next four years. We are pleased that our friend Chris Long, President of the Ohio Christian Alliance, has begun a new effort to identify, document and initiate action against voter fraud through the Secretary of State, the state Legislature, […]
Last week the Columbus Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society held a forum with the candidates appearing on the November 2012 ballot. The forum was moderated by Maurice Thompson, executive director of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law. We were in attendance and posted live updates from the forum on our twitter account (see tweets on October 3). By reviewing the video, we think you will learn quite a bit of helpful information on […]
The subject says it all. According to the Ohio Secretary of State election calendar, tomorrow is the last day to register to vote for the November 2012 election. Your unregistered friends and family can fill out this online form to take to their local county board of elections tomorrow to register. You can also refer them to our Ohio November 2012 Voter Resources Guide for help in researching candidates and issues.
Dear friends of liberty,
Before you review the well-written piece we’ve attached below by Ohio director of Americans for Prosperity and CPA, Seth Morgan, we want you to also be aware that the Ohio Office of Budget Management (OBM) released a report today that estimates Issue 2′s passage would cost taxpayers between $11-15.2 million over eight years. From an article released today by Gongwer News Service:
“Between $9 million and $12.9 million of these costs will […]