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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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Voting initiative on campus working to foster civic engagement

The General Elections are rapidly approaching; however, there are still a lot of questions and worries about the best way to vote. Safety concerns due to the pandemic are leading more voters to request...

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).

Ohio Secretary of State meets with members of USG to discuss election voting

Troy Pierson Reporter October 13, 2020

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose emphasized the importance of holding fair and safe elections Friday afternoon with members of Undergraduate Student Government (USG).Director of Governmental Affairs...

Students on campus face voter registration challenges

Gina Butkovich Managing editor October 1, 2020

Kent State students attempting to register to vote at their campus address might be running into trouble registering online. The online registration system in Ohio uses the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine passed an executive order Jan. 22 to reinstate funding after pandemic cuts.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive ahead of Trump visit

AP August 6, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.The Republican governor's office said Thursday that he took...

A sample ballot for the Ohio primary election. 

Updates in Ohio’s primary election: How to get an absentee ballot and still vote

Jenna Borthwick TV2 news director March 28, 2020

The Ohio General Assembly approved a plan Wednesday to extend absentee voting for the 2020 primary election until April 28 and eliminate most in-person voting.Lawmakers overruled Secretary of State Frank...

Jane Fonda visits anti-aircraft gun position near Hanoi, Vietnam, July 1, 1972. (AP Photo)

Ohio Secretary of State says Jane Fonda shouldn’t speak at May 4 commemoration

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose asked Kent State to reverse its decision to have Jane Fonda speak during the 50th commemoration of the May 4 shootings. In a Facebook post on Sunday, LaRose wrote...

Voters prepare to share their opinions at the Iowa Caucus on Monday, February 3, 2020. (Photo by CNN)

How Ohio works to keep voting secure

Nadine Battah, TV2 Reporter February 4, 2020

The Iowa Caucus had unprecedented technical troubles with its voting process on Monday, February 3rd. The confusion and controversy has some voters nervous about the upcoming primaries -- including some...

Supreme Court denies renewal of Golden Week

Angelo Angel October 4, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Sept. 13  it would refuse to restore Ohio’s Golden Week, a six-day time period where residents could register and vote within the same day, prior to Election Day.The...

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