A Super Tuesday for Ohio’s New Voters, Cincinnati Enquirer

After a new interpretation of the law and a reversal by a lawsuit, 17-year-olds (those who will be 18 by the November general election) are now able to vote in Ohio. The dispute centered around the concepts of “nominating” or “electing” delegates for the parties’ conventions. Luckily for new voters, the judge ruled to allow them to vote.

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David Wolfford is a teacher, writer, and storyteller. He is a University of Kentucky graduate, a James Madison Fellow, a National Board certified teacher, and student of history and politics. He teaches Government and Politics at Mariemont High School in Cincinnati. David has written for Ohio Valley History, Social Education, Kentucky Monthly, The Weekly Standard, Cincinnati Enquirer, Lexington Herald-Leader, and National Review Online.