1. ELECTION DAYS

    Ohio Early Voting Reinstated

    Voters wait in line to pick up their ballots inside the Hamilton County Board of Elections after it opened for early voting, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in Cincinnati. Ohioans can cast an early ballot by mail or in person beginning Tuesday for the Nov. 6 election.  (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Al Behrman

    A federal appeals court ruled Friday that if soldiers from Ohio can cast ballots ahead of time, everyone else should have the same opportunity. The court said that the state had not shown compelling evidence for why only one group should be permitted to cast ballots on the three days before Election Day. The decision, strongly advocated by the Obama campaign, will likely lead to more ballots cast from poor and elderly voters. There is no word yet on whether the swing state will appeal the decision.

    Read it at The Washington Post