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Statement from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted

For Immediate Release

COLUMBUS – Late this afternoon the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated the earlier district court's decision regarding "late-jailed" electors and remanded the case to the district court with instructions to dismiss the case (see attached). Regarding this decision, all of the following may be attributed to Secretary Husted:

"I applaud the court's ruling to uphold state law.

"Throughout this process we fought for fairness and common sense, which prevailed.

"Today's decision is a victory for Ohio taxpayers."

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