Why the Ohio Early Voting Case Is Not a Threat to Military Voting Accommodations

By Steven F. Huefner

One of the most closely watched court battles of the 2012 presidential
election was the lawsuit that the Obama campaign brought against the Ohio
secretary of state in an attempt to restore early in-person voting for all Ohio
voters on the final three days before Election Day. The case—Obama for
America v. Husted1—revolved around the simple fact that in the 2012 election,
new Ohio laws permitted county boards of elections to offer early in-person
voting only to military voters . . . . Read More