Early Voting

September 19, 2011 - 4:40 AM
In this Sept. 9, 2011, photo, Mellissa Brown, right, a volunteer for Organizing for America, canvases a petition in Columbus, Ohio, in a ballot repeal effort by opponents of the Ohio's new elections law. After years of expanding when and how people can vote, state legislatures now under new Republican control are moving to trim early voting days, beef up identification requirements and put new restrictions on how voters are notified about absentee ballots. (AP Photo/Terry Gilliam)