The US Supreme Court on Tuesday denied Ohio's request to curtail early voting in the state leading up to the November 6 presidential election.
critical to the election hopes of Democratic President Barack Obama and
Republican challenger Mitt Romney, began early in-person voting earlier
this month but planned to cut it off on November 2, the Friday before the election, except for members of the military.
this month, the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a US District
Court order that reinstated early voting in the final days before the
election. The state had appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court.