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Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Strange Bedfellows

I try to keep politics away from this blog, but this story from the Dayton Daily News struck me as amusing.

The proposed amendment is one of four election-related proposals on the Nov. 8 ballot supported by Reform Ohio Now, a coalition dominated by Democrats, labor and good-government groups.

The amendments include one that would change how Ohio draws state legislative and U.S. House districts and, in a related development Wednesday, Reform Ohio held a press conference with supporters of Californians for Fair Redistricting.

A redistricting proposal also is on the California ballot, but in California, Republicans, who are in the minority, are leading the campaign.

In Ohio, a Republican-led group, Ohio First Voter Education Fund, opposes the four ballot issues.

It just goes to show you that the party in power will oppose whatever threatens that power.


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