Secretary of State right to put Summit County on particular oversight

Within the aftermath of the 2020 election, Summit County is below the microscope. 

Donald Trump and a few of his supporters are recognized for the Massive Lie — that the presidential election was stolen. These of us who agree Trump misplaced the election additionally are likely to agree that elections officers are doing their finest on the native degree. Widespread voter fraud is a fable.

However a “vote from the grave,” as occurred final fall in Summit County, is unacceptable. And a board of elections investigation revealing that 700 deceased Summit County voters had been nonetheless registered to vote is alarming. 

Background:After vote from grave, state finds much more election ‘integrity’ points in Summit County

We agree with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s transfer to reject the reappointment of Bryan Williams to the Summit board and place the board below administrative oversight. 

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