This election year was a relatively slow year for the Ohio legislature as lawmakers spent most of the year campaigning. That changed in the last few weeks.
Several bills zipped through the lame duck session, but none in a more dramatic fashion than the last minute agreement on a way to change the process of drawing lawmakers’ district boundaries.
There were rumors of the resolution’s success and demise for days. And after 17 hours of negotiations on the last day the Senate met, at 4 a.m. a vote was taken and it passed with only one "no" vote.