Statements about Elections

Sherrod Brown’s approval rating "has plummeted to 38 percent among Ohio voters" in a poll by a Democratic pollster.

Says Josh Mandel’s campaign is under FBI investigation

"My opponent, in 2008, had contributions investigated by the federal government."

Rob Portman won the fewest votes of all Ohio U. S. Senate victors since 2000.

The last three days of early voting "happen to be the most populated days of voting that we have in early voting."

Says Marcy Kaptur has attacked his military service and training in the Air Force, showing disrespect for veterans.

Says President Barack Obama's parents were communists.

An effort to repeal voting-reform legislation would be "the first time in Ohio history where a bill has been passed to stop a referendum."

There are "850,000 Ohio jobs tied to the auto industry."

"Ohio is not meeting its obligation to update voter registrations when voters change their address with the BMV."

Says Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur "actually lives" in "a fancy condo in the Washington, D.C.  suburbs."

"Every time we put a ballot issue on, it costs a million dollars."

"'Wrong precinct' rules exacerbate our provisional ballot problems (and) HB 194 does nothing to solve the wrong-precinct problem."

"Ohio has one of the highest provisional ballot rates in the country, and many of them go uncounted each election."

Says that after she declared her candidacy for Congress, "the redistricting process was manipulated to allow incumbent politicians to guarantee their re-election."

Sherrod Brown "has been running for public office since Richard Nixon was president."

"The governor won this state with 49 percent. We had some of the closest races in the House in history. So you’re not dealing with this 70-30, like they want to make it."

"They talk about this problem with binding arbitration. It doesn’t make a lot of sense to me to have somebody from Los Angeles fly into Zanesville and impose a wage settlement on you ... and then they’re on the plane back to Los Angeles."

"About 57 percent of registered Democrats in the new (9th Congressional) district come from my old district."

Says that politicians who approved collective bargaining restrictions for public employees "exploited a loophole exempting themselves from Senate Bill 5."

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