USA TODAY: Supreme Court Clears The Way For Early Voting In Ohio

Source: David Jackson / USA Today

Early voting will proceed as planned in Ohio, as the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a Republican request to get involved in a dispute over the state’s plan.

President Obama’s campaign and Ohio Democrats had sued over a state law that would have ended early voting three days before the Nov. 6 Election Day, except for military personnel and residents living overseas.

A federal appeals court sided with the Democrats, and re-instated voting in the three days before the election.

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, a Republican, asked the Supreme take up the case, but it said no.

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