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Court of appeals rules in Ohio early voting controversy

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - There will be a little more time to vote on Election Day now that a federal appeals court has reinstated in-person early voting in Ohio on the final three days before Election Day.

A panel of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth District in Cincinnati ruled On Friday in a case targeting a state law that ends early voting for most residents on the Friday evening before a Tuesday election.

Under the ruling, local boards of elections will have the discretion to decide whether to allow voters to cast an early ballot on the weekend and Monday before Election Day.

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