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Kent's representative in the Ohio House talks about the voter reform bill passed Wednesday in Columbus
A leading Ohio Republican called it "a significant move in the right direction to unify our electoral process in the state of Ohio." His Democratic counterpart called it "voter suppression." You most likely know it as the election reform bill — House Bill 194 — and it passed on party lines in the Ohio House Wednesday. Ohio Rep. Robert Mecklenborg, a Republican from Cincinnati, was talking about the elections reform bill when he gave the first quote to the Columbus Dispatch. State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, a Kent resident and representative for the 68th District, gave the critical response. The bill has a number of results, including shortening the early voting period. The Dispatch reported that the Ohio Senate is working on its own version of …