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Innovation Ohio · March 5, 2020

What is on the ballot in Ohio?

Find your complete sample ballot via the Ohio Secretary of State’s website.

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Ohio Supreme Court

According to Ballotpedia, two Ohio Supreme Court seats are up for what is technically a nonpartisan election on November 3, 2020. However, these candidates are selected through a partisan primary that is scheduled for March 17, 2020.

Seat One

DemocratRepublican
Jennifer L. BrunnerJudith French (incumbent)

Seat Two

DemocratRepublican
John P. O’DonnellSharon L. Kennedy (incumbent)

Ohio Senate

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Ohio House

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Congress

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Presidential

PartyCandidate
RDonald J. Trump
DCorey Booker (dropped out)
DPete Buttigieg (dropped out)
DTulsi Gabbard (dropped out)
DAmy Klobuchar (dropped out)
DDeval Patrick (dropped out)
DBernie Sanders
DTom Steyer (dropped out)
DElizabeth Warren (dropped out)
DMichael Bennet (dropped out)
DJoseph R. Biden
DMichael R. Bloomberg (dropped out)

Ballot initiatives

The campaigns behind these initiatives are strategizing to be on the General Election ballot on November 3, 2020. These issues will not appear on Ohio’s primary ballot.

Ohioans For Secure And Fair Elections

The proposal: A Constitutional amendment to expand voting rights by creating automatic voter registration, same-day registration, expanded early voting opportunities and improved access for overseas military and disabled voters (petition language).
Status:
Petitions were certified by the Attorney General and submitted to the Secretary of State on 2/20/20. The Ballot Board voted on 3/2/20 to split the language into four separate proposals, and petitioners must now collect 1,000 signatures for each proposal in order to be reconsidered by the Board.

Ohioans to Raise the Wage

The proposal: A Constitutional amendment to raise the state minimum wage to $9.60 per hour in 2021, and in four equal annual increments, until it reaches $13 per hour in 2025, then increasing each year with inflation (petition language).
Status:
Petitions were certified by the Attorney General and submitted to the Secretary of State on 1/27/20, and certified by the Ballot Board on 2/5/20. Petitioners must now collect 442,958 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot.

Ohioans for Legislative Term Limits

The proposal: A Constitutional amendment to impose lifetime term limits of 16 years on members of the General Assembly (petition language).
Status:
Petitions were certified by the Attorney General and submitted to the Secretary of State on 2/27/20, and certified by the Ballot Board on 3/2/20. Petitioners must now collect 442,958 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot.

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