Julie Carr Smyth, The Associated Press

Julie Carr Smyth

The Associated Press

Worthington, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Julie:

Lengthy vote counts frustrate, but don't signal problems

"A lot of the important work we do for elections happens after Election Day," one county election supervisor said. → Read More

Lengthy vote counts frustrate, but don't signal problems

Lengthy vote counts can frustrate candidates and their supporters, but they don't indicate anything is wrong with the voting or the tallying of ballots. → Read More

Trump-backed JD Vance retains GOP’s US Senate seat in Ohio – Twin Cities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — “Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance defeated Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan for an open U.S. Senate seat in Ohio on Tuesday in a blow to Democrats who viewed it… → Read More

Republican JD Vance wins election to U.S. Senate from Ohio

Republican JD Vance wins election to U.S. Senate from Ohio. → Read More

J.D. Vance defeats Tim Ryan in heated race to fill Rob Portman's Senate seat

Leading up to the election, many polls showed Vance and Ryan neck and neck. → Read More

Ohio Senate debate with Tim Ryan, JD Vance descends into attacks

Both candidates sought to tailor their messages to the working-class voters who could determine the election in an evening peppered with barbs and one-liners. → Read More

Conservative PACs inject millions into local school races

In the run-up to the midterm elections, a growing number of conservative groups are turning their attention to often-ignored school board races → Read More

Judge blocks restrictive Ohio abortion law as suit proceeds

A judge says an Ohio law that bans virtually all abortions will remain blocked while a state constitutional challenge proceeds → Read More

Judge to decide next steps on Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion ban

A judge in Ohio hears arguments Friday on whether to extend a block on Ohio's law banning virtually all abortions on a more permanent basis. → Read More

Pause on Ohio 'heartbeat' abortion ban extended to Oct. 12

A judge has extended a temporary block on Ohio's law banning virtually all abortions for an additional 14 days, until Oct. 12 → Read More

EXPLAINER: States scramble as US abortion landscape shifts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Almost three months after Roe v. Wade was overturned, the landscape of abortion access is still shifting significantly in some states, sometimes very quickly. Changing restric… → Read More

Judge temporarily blocks Ohio law banning most abortions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s ban on virtually all abortions Wednesday, again pausing a law that took effect after federal abortion protections were overturned by the U.S… → Read More

Judge temporarily blocks Ohio law banning most abortions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s ban on virtually all abortions Wednesday, again pausing a law that took effect after federal abortion protections were overturned by the U.S. → Read More

Judge temporarily blocks Ohio 'Heartbeat Law' banning most abortions

The decision means abortions through 20 weeks' gestation can continue for now, in keeping with state law in place before the ban that took effect in June. → Read More

Judge temporarily blocks Ohio law banning most abortions

A judge temporarily blocked Ohio's ban on virtually all abortions, again pausing a law that took effect after federal abortion protections were overturned. → Read More

Fighting bogus claims a growing priority in election offices

Local election officials preparing for the rapidly approaching midterm elections have one more headache: trying to combat misinformation that can confuse, anger and disenfranchise voters. → Read More

Same-sex marriage plaintiff Obergefell runs for Ohio office

Jim Obergefell, whose landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationally, is hoping he and fellow Democrats can make gains in the Ohio Statehouse this year with a message grounded in equality. Obergefell, 56, is unopposed in a primary Tuesday for a state legislative seat representing Ohio’s Lake Erie coast through Ottawa and Erie counties. → Read More

Same-sex marriage plaintiff Obergefell runs for Ohio office

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Jim Obergefell, whose landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationally, is hoping he and fellow Democrats can make gains in the Ohio Statehou… → Read More

Same-sex marriage plaintiff Obergefell runs for Ohio office

Jim Obergefell, whose landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationally, is hoping he and fellow Democrats can make gains in the Ohio Statehouse this year with a message grounded in equality. → Read More

Abortion access finds a place even in down-ballot campaigns

Appearing bare-shouldered in a TV ad, Connecticut Democrat Dita Bhargava looks directly into the camera and promises, if elected, to “lead the crusade" for abortion rights. → Read More