Supreme Court Stays Ohio Early Voting Decision - State and Federal Communications

September 30, 2014  •  

Supreme Court Stays Ohio Early Voting Decision

OhioIn a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court stayed a lower court order requiring the state to begin early voting on September 30, 2014.

The stay eliminates the period known as the “Golden Week,” when voters were able to register and vote on the same day.

The stay will remain in effect until the state formally appeals the lower court’s order and the Court acts upon that appeal.

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