Deadline Coming

Deadline coming for Husted redistricting proposal: Husted trying to get agreement on ballot proposal before summer break.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

William Hershey, DAYTON DAILY NEWS, 6/2/10. COLUMBUS — Sen. Jon Husted, R-Kettering, on Wednesday, June 2, continued to work against the clock to find agreement on a ballot proposal to replace Ohio’s politically-charged system for drawing state legislative districts with a fairer, more competitive plan. Today is expected to be the deadline because lawmakers plan to recess for the summer and won’t return before Aug. 4, the deadline for the legislature to put proposed constitutional amendments on the Nov. 2 ballot. At a Wednesday meeting of the Senate Rules Committee, Husted said he needed one more day to finish up a compromise between separate plans approved by the Democratic-controlled House and his plan, approved by the Republican-controlled Senate. Agreement has been reached on several key issues, he said. Read More