U.S District Court Refers Questions to the Ohio Supreme Court

Declines to Issue Extension In response to the ruling issued today in U.S. District Court, which referred the central questions of the case to the Ohio Supreme Court, Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts issued the following statement: “We look forward to making our case to the Ohio Supreme Court that the petitioning ‘blackout’ period is an unfair infringement on our constitutional … Read More

Campaign Files Arguments Against Ohio Petition Law “Blackout Period”

Seeks Full 90 Days to Collect Signatures (Columbus, October 16, 2019) Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts filed arguments yesterday in U.S. District Court challenging the petitioning “blackout period” mandated by Ohio law. Currently the law prohibits ballot committees from collecting signatures until the Attorney General and Secretary of State have approved ballot issue language and verified the initial 1,000 signature requirement. … Read More