LaRose: Legislative races on ballots 'no longer logistically possible' after Ohio Supreme Court decision

Frank LaRose
Posted at 10:52 PM, Mar 17, 2022

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has sent a directive to boards of elections and a letter to legislative leaders saying it’s “no longer logistically possible” to include legislative races on ballots after Ohio Supreme Court decision.

This comes after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down the Republican-passed legislative maps for the third time.

LaRose said they are still preparing the primary and have not pushed it back yet.

On Thursday, Gov. Mike DeWine said the best option to move forward is for the redistricting commission to create a fair and bipartisan map.

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Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly quoted LaRose. The story has been updated to reflect correct information.