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Ohio Secretary Of State On Mail-In Voting Hurdles

A person drops applications for mail-in-ballots into a mail box in Omaha, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP)
A person drops applications for mail-in-ballots into a mail box in Omaha, Neb. (Nati Harnik/AP)

This week the Ohio Controlling Board denied a request from the state’s Republican secretary of state to spend $3 million of his own office’s money on postage for absentee ballots.

Ohioans voting by mail will have to secure their own postage. It’s the latest hurdle in a battle over mail-in voting in Ohio that has seen voting rights groups sue the state.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Frank LaRose, Ohio’s secretary of state.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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