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You Cannot Have a Do-Over On Your Vote In Ohio

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Jo Ingles
Statehouse News Bureau
Once a vote is cast in Ohio, Jen Miller of the League of Women Voters of Ohio says it cannot be changed.

President Trump has taken to Twitter, advocating that people who previously voted for Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden change their vote. But you cannot do that in Ohio.

Trump’s tweet might give voters the notion that they can change their vote once it has been cast.

But Jen Miller with the League of Women Voters of Ohio says that’s not the case in Ohio.

"In Ohio, there are no do-overs. Once you cast your vote, that’s how you vote. You can’t change votes after the fact,” she said.

Miller says some states allow voters to do their absentee votes in limited cases.

Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania are among states that allow voters who cast ballots by mail to later make changes in person. And Pennsylvania is a state Trump has been targeting heavily in recent days. Polls show the race there is like Ohio – neck and neck.
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Jo Ingles
Jo Ingles is a professional journalist who covers politics and Ohio government for the Ohio Public Radio and Television for the Ohio Public Radio and Television Statehouse News Bureau. She reports on issues of importance to Ohioans including education, legislation, politics, and life and death issues such as capital punishment.