Elections board doesn’t certify county charter petitions

The Medina County Board of Elections did not certify petitions with 6,494 signatures of registered voters supporting  the placement of a county charter on the Nov. 7th ballot.  John Welker voted for it and Pamela Miller, Sharon Ray and Jim Cray voted to keep it off the ballot.
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Relator’s Motion for Reconsideration Denied

Court denied Motion. ( See Press Release posting where Justice O'Neill disagrees with Court's decision of disallowing the initiative petitions on the ballot saying:  "This is a usurpation of power from the people that we should not indulge."  He further claimed that Husted did not have the power to veto the charter petitions on behalf of the oil and gas industry ....
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