Publications

By the League of Women Voters of Ohio and the LWVO Education Fund

Coming this summer: The 10th Edition of LWVOEF's fundamental book Know Your Ohio Government will be for sale in 2018!

 KYOG 10th edition cover
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Cover of "Predictable Results"

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PDF iconPredictable Results 2016: A report comparing 2011 gerrymandering to the 2012, 2014, and 2016 election results

 

20-page booklet

Also available:

PDF iconPredictable Results 2012-2014

PDF iconPredictable Results 2012

     
Cover of "Ohio Redistricting Transparency Report: The Elephant in the Room"

PDF iconOhio Redistricting Transparency Report: The Elephant in the Room evaluates and documents the level of transparency used in the 2011 redistricting process. Findings: Those responsible for Ohio’s 2011 redistricting process deserve a grade of D minus.

It was published in 2011 by the Ohio Campaign for Accountable Redistricting (OCAR). OCAR involved 25 Ohio organizations and was established through a partnership led by the League of Women Voters of Ohio Education Fund, Ohio Citizen Action,and the Midwest Democracy Network, with funding provided by the Joyce Foundation.

22-page report.

Apendices can be found here: PDF iconI, PDF iconII, PDF iconIII, PDF iconIV

     
Ohio's Gerrymandering Problem cover PDF icon"Ohio's Gerrymandering Problem: Why Haven't We Fixed This Yet?"

 This report from LWVO and Common Cause Ohio takes a historic look at gerrymandering in Ohio and summarizes years of observation and reports by LWV Ohio and other good government groups into a need-to-know brief for those interested in background on today's redistricting reform efforts.

20-page booklet
     
 Chart showing Ohio's Redistricting History

PDF iconOhio Redistricting Reform History since 1967

 1-page chart
     
 contacting your elected official flyer cover

PDF iconContacting Your Legislator or Elected Official

 

 2-page flyer
     
 The Sunshine Law: Ohio's Open Meetings Act cover

PDF iconThe Sunshine Law Questions and answers about Ohio's open meetings laws.

 

 4-fold flyer
     
 There Oughta Be a Law booklet cover

PDF iconThere Oughta Be a Law Explains how a bill becomes a law in Ohio and how ciitizens can participate in the process

16-page booklet
     
 Township Government in Ohio flyer cover

PDF iconTownship Government in Ohio Information about Ohio's first form of government

2-page flyer
     
 How to Select a Judicial Candidate flyer cover

PDF iconHow to Select a Judicial Candidate  Tips for choosing among judicial candidates

 2-page flyer
     
 Changing the Way Ohio Elects Judges flyer cover

PDF iconChanging the Way Ohio Elects Judges Judges in Ohio are currently elected. Is there a better way?

 2-page flyer
     

Helpful publications/resources for local League management and members can be found here.

Voting infographics can be found here.