Julie Carr Smyth, The Associated Press

Julie Carr Smyth

The Associated Press

Worthington, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Julie:

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

Governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak → Read More

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

SANTA FE, N.M (AP) — Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are... → Read More

With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aid

Governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Ohio elections chief certifies 2020 general election results

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief certified results on Friday of a 2020 election that he said was almost flawlessly executed despite the pandem → Read More

Consumers’ lawyer seeks FirstEnergy refunds

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The lawyer for FirstEnergy’s 1.8 million residential electric customers in Ohio stepped in Wednesday to try to assure they get → Read More

Utility regulator targeted by FBI saw a whirlwind rise

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sam Randazzo told Ohio state senators last year that he had been poised to retire at the end of 2018 when he was recruited to h → Read More

Top utility regulator resigns; FBI recently searched home

Ohio’s top utility regulator, Samuel Randazzo, resigned Friday morning, a day after the state’s largest electric utility reported to the U.S. SEC that former executives had improperly directed a $4 million payment to the consulting firm of an official who fits his description. → Read More

Top utility regulator resigns; FBI recently searched home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s top utility regulator, Samuel Randazzo, resigned Friday morning, a day after the state’s largest electric ut → Read More

Former GOP state chair denies wrongdoing in bribery probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine at a news briefing to discuss the latest measures in the state’s effort to control the coronavirus epide → Read More

States cite smooth election, despite Trump's baseless claims

The 2020 election unfolded smoothly across the country and without any widespread irregularities, according to state officials and election experts. → Read More

States cite smooth election, despite Trump's rhetoric

The 2020 election unfolded smoothly across the country and without any widespread irregularities, according to state officials and election experts, a stark contrast to the baseless claims of fraud being → Read More

States cite smooth election, despite Trump's baseless claims

The 2020 election unfolded smoothly across the country and without any widespread irregularities, according to state officials and election experts, a stark contrast to the baseless claims of fraud being leveled by President Donald Trump following his defeat. Election experts said the large increase in advance voting — 107 million people voting early in person and by mail — helped take pressure… → Read More

Advance voting helped ensure a smooth election despite risks

The 2020 presidential election had all the makings of a looming disaster: fears of Russian meddling, violence at the polls, voter intimidation and poll workers fleeing their posts over the coronavirus. → Read More

'I love Ohio!' President Trump says after winning state

COLUMBUS — President Donald Trump has again carried Ohio, historically a must-win state for Republicans. → Read More

Ohio pivotal in presidential race; US House seats at stake

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s role as a bellwether for the nation remains in play this year after Democrat Joe Biden mounted a strong challenge to Republican President Donald Trump for the → Read More

Centennial of Harding’s election quieter due to pandemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The centennial of President Warren G. Harding’s election was marked Monday in his home county in Ohio with a modest radio → Read More

Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coalition of voter advocacy groups dropped a lawsuit Friday against Ohio’s strict rule limiting ballot drop boxes to on → Read More

Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

COLUMBUS— The fight over Ohio's limit on ballot drop boxes ended Friday after a coalition of voting rights groups opted to drop their lawsuit, leaving in place an election chief's → Read More

Vendor says Ohio, Pennsylvania ballot backlogs caught up

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The printing and mailing of 2.4 million delayed ballots across Ohio and Pennsylvania is all caught up, the vendor responsible f → Read More

Officials say Ohio voters to receive delayed ballots soon

COLUMBUS — Delays in the mailing of hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots across Ohio by a private vendor rocked by equipment challenges and overwhelmed by “unparalleled volume” should be → Read More