1. ELECTION 2012

    Judge Restores Early Voting in Ohio

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    A federal judge in the swing state of Ohio ordered on Friday that polling places be open three days before the Nov. 6 election. The ruling, the sixth of its kind this year, acted against new voting rules imposed by a Republican-dominated state legislature and revived early voting on the weekend and Monday before Election Day. During that time in 2008, 93,000 Ohio voters cast their ballots.

    Read it at The Los Angeles Times