The Oberlin Review

News Brief: Early Voting Begins

News Brief: Early Voting Begins

October 10, 2014

An Ohio resident checks in before voting early at the Lorain County Board of Elections. Early voting began this Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an Ohio bill which shortened the early voting period in the state from 35 to 28 days. Shortening the early voting period eliminated “Golden Week,” the period of time when people can both register to vote and cast their ballots. “Early voting is about more than just convenience. Golden Week is the only time in Ohio in which voters ...

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