The Senate Republican leader plans to personally argue against a voting rights package during a hearing this week.
GOP lawmakers ultimately decided not to advertise the segregationist nature of the voting measure.
“It’s old Jim Crow dressed up in what our colleagues are calling election integrity,” one Democratic opponent of the bill said.
Like other anti-voting bills being introduced across the country by the GOP, Ohio's HB 294 would place severe restrictions on ballot drop boxes and absentee voting.
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill severely curbing access to the ballot Thursday, and barred all press from the ceremony but conservative Fox News.
Republican Ron DeSantis signed into law legislation that significantly restricts voter access to mail-in ballots and drop boxes.
Years of white rage over nonwhite attempts to vote have given Black progressives an incomparable view of right-wing extremism and the nation’s ability to reject it.
Most of the changes to the bill are in response to complaints from rural jurisdictions about election administration reforms.
State Rep. Bee Nguyen, who replaced Stacey Abrams in the legislature, is running to be secretary of state in Georgia ― where the GOP just passed voting limits.
Florida’s Republican governor is set to pass new measures that would curb mail-in voting and access to ballot drop boxes.