WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with WVXU's Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about some suggestions to change the way electoral votes are counted in Ohio and the counting of provisional ballots in the state.
It is hard to imagine, but 81 people in Hamilton County managed to cast more than one ballot in the Nov. 6 election.
That’s not a lot when you are talking about a county election where 419,076 valid votes were cast – about 0.2 percent of the total, not enough to change the outcome of any race or ballot issue – but, if there was intent to commit voter fraud, it is a crime – a fourth degree felony.
And each and every one of them involved the casting of provisional ballots.
Tri-State stores are not nearly as busy now after many of them pushed up their Black Friday opening. WVXU caught up with some people who waited until later to start their shopping and others who were almost finished.
Chris Heckle was a little late to the Black Friday party, showing up at Best Buy at 8 this morning, eight hours after the store opened. This was his third stop after Lowe's and Home Depot. For him, the Black Friday routine is off and on.