COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – This week on The Spectrum:
• It was a resounding defeat for Issue 1 in the August special election.
“Ohio, we did it! We did it!” One Person One Vote’s Dennis Willard said during a gathering Tuesday as election results rolled in.
Now, the stage is set for a showdown over reproductive rights in November.
“In November, we’re going to deal with an extreme abortion issue,” Rep. Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) said.
“I think there’s broad bipartisan support for codifying reproductive rights,” Rep. Casey Weinstein (D-Hudson) said.
See what state lawmakers are turning their focus to now.
• Ohio Secretary of Sate and U.S. Senate candidate Frank LaRose blamed out-of-state special interests for the defeat of Issue 1 at the ballot box.
However, the vote no side wasn’t the only one funded by dark money. Find out where each campaign got their money.
• Could ending qualified immunity be the next issue to try to make it to the ballot?
“There are a number of issues and thoughts by groups that they want to create a citizen-led initiative,” House Minority Leader Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) said.
• Democratic strategist Lou Gentile and Republican strategist Terry Casey join the roundtable to break down the Ohio counties voted in the Issue 1 special election.
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