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The challenges of a summer election

 A roll of "Ohio Voted" stickers on a table at a polling location.
Michael Conroy
"Ohio Voted" stickers await voters after they cast their ballots at the Meadowbook Golf Club in Clayton, Ohio Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Should it be harder to amend the state constitution? Ohio voters will decide on August 8.

The resolution would raise the threshold for approving an amendment from a simple majority to 60%.

This vote comes ahead of possible November ballot measures that could legalize recreational marijuana and codify the right to abortion in Ohio’s constitution

But this high-stakes special election comes with a special set of challenges.

How do you get out the vote in the heart of summer? Will election offices find enough poll workers?

We'll explore the challenges of a summer election.



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