Shamelessness, Not Moxie
Jon Husted, who has done more than any secretary of state outside of Florida and North Carolina to restrict voting opportunities, is running ads touting his efforts to insure that all military personnel have had the opportunity to vote.
Husted’s efforts to restrict early voting and to disqualify provisional ballots just ahead of the 2012 presidential elections earned him considerable national attention, little of it positive. But, although he is standing for re-election this November, he has approached this election cycle in much the same blatantly partisan manner.
Here are the opening paragraphs of an article published by Plunderbund, a progressive blog, in May 2014:
“On February 25th, 2014 Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted released information about voting hours for the November 2014 election. Husted said would not be allowing any early in-person voting during the evenings or on the two days before the election, and he would not be allowing…
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