Ohio Votes Cast In Wrong Place Won't Count, 6th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 10:59 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Wednesday held that Ohio voters who cast provisional ballots in the wrong polling places are not absolved of their responsibility to vote in the correct location even if a poller worker gives them incorrect instructions.

A three-judge panel granted the state of Ohio’s request for an emergency stay pending the appeal of the Southern District of Ohio’s order last week instructing the secretary of state to count provisional ballots cast in the wrong place due to poll worker error, known as wrong-place/wrong-precinct...
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