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Ohio appeals court approves in person voting

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An appeals court has cleared the way for 'in-person' early voting in Ohio on the last three days before the November election. It's seen as a victory to President Obama's re-election campaign.

The ruling means that local boards of elections have the discretion to decide whether to allow voters to cast an early ballot over the weekend and on Monday before the election.

The issue was brought up in a case targeting a state law ending early voting on the Friday evening before a Tuesday election.

President Obama's campaign and Democrats sued Ohio's Secretary of State Jon Husted and Attorney General Mike DeWine, both Republicans, over the legality of the law.

They argued that everyone should have a chance to vote on those days.