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Former Ohio House leader defends congressional map in court

Mar. 11, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Republican speaker of the Ohio House insisted Monday there was Democratic input during the redrawing of the state's congressional map. Retired Rep. William Batchelder, of Medina, testified Monday, as a federal trial entered its second week in a lawsuit by voter rights groups that...

Georgia voting problems highlighted in congressional hearing

Feb. 19, 2019 5:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Strict voter registration requirements, polling place confusion and other obstacles Georgia voters faced in 2018 show why federal oversight of elections is still needed in places with a history of discrimination, said several people who testified Tuesday during a congressional field hearing....

The Latest: Georgia voting problems highlighted at hearing

Feb. 19, 2019 5:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a congressional field hearing in Atlanta on voting problems (all times local): ___ 5:05 p.m. Those testifying at a congressional hearing in Atlanta on voting problems offered examples of how gerrymandering, cutbacks to early voting and polling place closures in Georgia had...